Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

  • H. P. Drutz
  • S. Herschorn
  • N. E. Diamant

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction

  3. Anatomy, Physiology and Neurophysiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Richard J. Scotti, George Lazarou, Wilma Markus Greston
      Pages 25-36
    3. Marie-Claude Lemieux, Stéphane Ouellet
      Pages 37-42
  4. Investigation of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Scott A. Farrell
      Pages 81-90
    3. Sender Herschorn, Gary Peers
      Pages 107-119
    4. Marie-Andrée Harvey, Eboo Versi
      Pages 145-157
    5. Dana Soroka, Harold P. Drutz
      Pages 159-167
    6. Patrick J. Culligan, Peter K Sand
      Pages 169-177
  5. Inflammatory Conditions, Painful Bladder and Pelvic Syndromes, Common Bowel Problems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Abheha Satkunaratnam, Harold P. Drutz
      Pages 181-192
    3. Sender Herschorn, Martine Jolivet-Tremblay
      Pages 193-198
    4. Alan H. Gerulath
      Pages 213-221
    5. Gloria A. Bachmann, Lisa Aptaker-Stirling
      Pages 223-228
    6. Marcus J. Burnstein
      Pages 229-234
    7. Brenda B. Toner, Taryn N. Tang
      Pages 235-242
  6. Conservative Treatment for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Magali Robert, Thomas C. Mainprize
      Pages 281-287
    3. Cathy Flood, Lesley-Ann Hanson
      Pages 289-298
    4. Magdy M. Hassouna
      Pages 299-312
    5. Kenneth R. Jones, Steven Heymen, William E. Whitehead
      Pages 313-325
  7. Surgical Approaches to Urinary and Fecal Incontinence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Shawna L. Johnston, James A. Low
      Pages 329-337
    3. Sender Herschorn, Lesley K. Carr
      Pages 345-353
    4. David H. L. Wilkie
      Pages 355-360
    5. Jane A. Schulz, J. Edwin Morgan
      Pages 361-368
    6. Sender Herschorn, Martine Jolivet-Tremblay
      Pages 369-378
    7. Sender Herschorn, Patricia Lee
      Pages 389-397
    8. Martin Friedlich, Marcus J. Burnstein
      Pages 399-411
    9. Scott A. Farrell, Constance Ling
      Pages 413-423
  8. Surgery for Disorders of Pelvic Support

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 425-425
    2. Bunan Alnaif, Harold P. Drutz, Mohamed H. Baghdadi
      Pages 427-439
    3. Margie A. Kahn, Abdul H. Sultan
      Pages 441-451
  9. Fistulas, Operative Trauma, Postoperative Problems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 453-453
    2. Raymond A. Lee
      Pages 455-464

About this book


"Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery" is a high level text covering recent advances in the field. It includes anatomy, normal and abnormal physiology, investigation techniques, inflammatory conditions and treatment options.
The international panel of contributors is at the leading edge of research in the field and the editors have brought together these contributors and topics which span the entire range of pelvic floor disorders in women. Emphasis is placed on evidence-based medicine and this book serves to encourage all physicians and health care providers for women with pelvic floor problems to work collaboratively and collegially. The resulting comprehensive overview will prove indispensable for urology and gynecology specialists worldwide.

Topics covered include: Anatomy, Physiology, Neurophysiology; Investigation of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction; Inflammatory Conditions, Painful Bladder and Pelvic Syndromes, Common Bowel Problems; Conservative Treatments for Pelvic Floor Disorders; Surgical Approaches to Urinary and Faecal Incontinence; Surgery for Disorders of Pelvic Support; Fistulae, Operative Trauma, Postoperative Problems.


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Editors and affiliations

  • H. P. Drutz
    • 1
  • S. Herschorn
    • 2
  • N. E. Diamant
    • 3
  1. 1.Urogynecology UnitMount Sinai HospitalTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Division of UrologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Division of Gastroenterology, Department of MedicineUniversity of Toronto, Toronto HospitalTorontoCanada

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