A significant amount of new information concerning epidemiology, medical and surgical therapy for patients with incontinence has appeared over the past five years. Importantly, with recently introduced minimally invasive technologies and recent development in the medical management, the treatment of incontinence has changed significantly.
This book covers the complete field of uncomplicated incontinence ranging from the current concepts, surgical management to medical management, with a special focus on the latest diagnostic tests, surgery including laparoscopy and medical therapies. Moreover, special topics are included such as prolapse, male incontinence, economic aspects, and costs and education.
The book is THE state-of-the-art reference work on continence management for all urologists as well as gynecologists.
Provides the most recent current concepts on incontinence
Presents the current status of different surgical options in one book: an overview of conservative management, minimal invasive therapies and surgical management
Presents step-by-step approaches for surgical management
Over the past 5 years, a significant amount of new information concerning epidemiology, medical and surgical therapy for patients with incontinence has appeared. However, at present, there is no comprehensive reference book available covering the current concepts and treatment strategies in their full extent. In this book, every aspect on this topic is presented with a special focus on the latest diagnostic tests, surgical approaches, including laparoscopy, minimally invasive approaches, and medical therapies. Moreover, special topics such as use of biological materials in the repair of prolapse, male incontinence, economic aspects and the continuation of medical education are also included, with in-depth study of the newly-developed minimally invasive techniques.
Written by an international range of leading experts, and edited by four world-renowned leaders in continence therapy, this title is a state-of-the-art guide to both scientific study of the associated disorders, as well as their practical and clinical management. By bringing the reader up-to-date with current trends and methods, this book is also able to look ahead to future approaches and treatment plans, all presented in a succinct clear style and supplemented with more than 200 images
This work is for all practicing urologists and gynecologists, with further significant worth to other members of the vast multi-disciplinary team required to successfully diagnose, manage and treat the conditions covered.
Part I Current Concepts: What’s new in neurophysiology of micturition.- Continence: Bladder Neck vs. Mid-urethra.- Pelvic Floor: 3-D Surgical Anatomy.- Pelvic Floor Prolapse: Cause & Effect.- Part II Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence: Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation.- Pharmacotherapies.- Radiofrequency.- Neuromodulation.- Surgery for SUI: historical review.- Surgery for SUI: Minimally invasive procedures.- Surgeries: mid-urethral slings.- Part III Management of Urgency Urinary Incontinence: Behavioral strategies.- Pharmacotherapies.- Neuromodulation.- Surgery for UUI: historical review.- Surgery for UUI: cystoplasty - diversion.- Part IV Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Conservative Management: Biofeedback, pessaries.- Surgery for POP: historical review.- Biomaterials: natural & synthetic.- Pelvic Reconstruction: vaginal approach.- Pelvic Reconstruction: abdominal approach.- Pelvic Reconstruction: laparoscopic approach.- Part V Management of male incontinence: Primary UUI.- Post TURP SUI.- Post Radical prostatectomy SUI.- Part VI Community & Cost: Economic impact of SUI and Prolapse: Conservative, medical and surgical treatments.- Community awareness & education.