Voiding Dysfunction

Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Rodney A. Appell

Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Alan J. Wein, Eric S. Rovner
      Pages 3-24
    3. Victor W. Nitti, Michael Ficazzola
      Pages 25-60
  3. Neurogenic Vesico-Urethral Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Serge Peter Marinkovic, Gopal H. Badlani
      Pages 63-82
    3. Jerry G. Blaivas
      Pages 83-114
    4. Steven W. Sukin, Timothy B. Boone
      Pages 115-137
    5. Howard B. Goldman, Rodney A. Appell
      Pages 139-147
    6. Howard B. Goldman, Rodney A. Appell
      Pages 149-159
  4. Female Voiding Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Raymond Rackley
      Pages 163-184
    3. Roger R. Dmochowski
      Pages 185-221
  5. Male Voiding Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 223-223
    2. Edward F. Ikeguchi, Alexis E. Te, James Choi, Steven A. Kaplan
      Pages 225-245
    3. Harriette M. Scarpero, J. Christian Winters
      Pages 247-272
  6. Treatment Modalities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
    2. Scott R. Serels, Rodney A. Appell
      Pages 275-295
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 327-341

About this book


Voiding dysfunction is a term for a collection of significant medical problems involving urinary incontinence, excessive urgency and frequency of urination, and incomplete emptying of the bladder, conditions that afflict many millions of Americans today and will become an ever more pressing concern with the "graying" of America. In Voiding Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Treatment, Rodney Appell, MD, and a host of respected clinical experts comprehensively summarize the state-of-the-art in the diagnosis and treatment of both neurogenic and nonneurogenic urinary problems in males and females alike. Tailored for use by today's busy practicing urologists, as well as all frontline physicians, this book provides the essential physiological background for classifying voiding dysfunctions, surveys the practical diagnostics for these dysfunctions, and reviews the available treatments, including pharmacologic therapy, electrical stimulation, and surgery. Special attention is paid to neurological problems that adversely affect voiding functions, among them stroke, MS, diabetes, and lumbar disc and spinal cord disorders. Urinary incontinence and retention, bladder outlet obstruction, and postprostatectomy incontinence are also fully examined.
Informative, practical, and clinically relevant, Voiding Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Treatment brings to every physician's treatment room a first-class compendium of the latest scientific facts, the best methods of diagnosis, and the most appropriate and effective treatments for these disturbingly widespread disorders.


diagnostics pathophysiology pharmacology prostatectomy surgery urinary incontinence

Editors and affiliations

  • Rodney A. Appell
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Voiding Dysfunction and Female Urology, Department of UrologyCleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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