Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Pelvic Surgery in the Elderly

An Integrated Approach

  • David A. Gordon
  • Mark R. Katlic

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. General Physiology and Pelvic Floor Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christopher Madsen, David A. Gordon
      Pages 3-26
    3. Shane Svoboda, Daniel Galante, Brian L. Bello, David A. Gordon
      Pages 27-38
    4. Priyamvada Rai, Bruce R. Troen
      Pages 39-52
    5. Mark R. Katlic, JoAnn Coleman
      Pages 53-68
    6. Arif R. Chaudry, Megan Kahn-Karen, David A. Gordon
      Pages 69-76
    7. Rupinder Singh, Ashrit Multani, John Cmar
      Pages 77-89
  3. Diagnosis of Pelvic Floor Disorders and Diagnostic Armamentarium

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Mikel Gray, Jessica Jackson
      Pages 123-142
    3. Askin Erdogan, Siegfried W. B. Yu, Satish S. C. Rao
      Pages 143-153
    4. Ana Catarina A. Silva, Dean D. T. Maglinte
      Pages 155-173
    5. Johannes Koch, Otto S. Lin
      Pages 175-181
  4. Urologic/Urogynecoloic Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Dudley Robinson, Linda Cardozo
      Pages 185-194
    3. Rupinder Singh, Raymond Rackley, Sandip Vasavada, David A. Gordon
      Pages 195-209
    4. David A. Gordon, Haritha Pendli
      Pages 211-228
    5. Chirag Dave, Kenneth M. Peters, Michael Ehlert
      Pages 229-236

About this book


This text provides a comprehensive, state of the art review of this field and will serve as a resource for urologists, colorectal surgeons, geriatricians, and gynecologists as well as researchers interested in neuromuscular phenomena in the pelvis. The book also reviews new data regarding risk factors for pelvic floor muscle dysfunction and profiles new minimally invasive surgical strategies for well known pelvic disease processes. Each chapter is chock full of data from landmark trials which have been published over the past few years and placed in context with respect to current management techniques for pelvic floor disorders. 
Written by experts in their field, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Pelvic Surgery in the Elderly: An Integrated Approachprovides a concise yet comprehensive summary to help guide patient management.​


Anal Manometry Cystoscopy Defecography Occam’s Razor Pelvic Floor Musculature Sigmoidoscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • David A. Gordon
    • 1
  • Mark R. Katlic
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Pelvic NeuroScience, Department of SurgeryThe Sinai Hospital of BaltimoreBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Sinai Center for Geriatric Surgery, Department of SurgerySinai HospitalBaltimoreUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-6552-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-6554-0
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