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A unique combination medical reference and full-color surgical atlas on female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery

An essential clinical companion and an outstanding practical review, Female Pelvic Medicine& Reconstructive Surgery is the most comprehensive single-volume resource available on urogynecology. It delivers a solid introduction to this growing subspecialty and thoroughly covers its underlying principles with an emphasis on diagnostic techniques and managementstrategies. Authored by a team of international experts, the book is enhanced by hundreds of original full-color photographs and illustrations that provide step-by-step guidance on key surgical procedures.

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery is logically divided into four sections:

Fundamental Topics--Includes essentials such as epidemiology, anatomy of the pelvic floor, mechanisms of disease, and evaluation of the patient with pelvic floor dysfunction

Disease States--Covers lower urinary tract dysfunction, functional anorectal disorders, pelvic organ prolapse, and other pelvic floor disorders

Clinical Management--Details pessaries, physical therapy, behavioral therapy, the use of graft materials in reconstructive surgery, peri-operative and post-operative medical evaluation and care, and incorporating newtreatments into clinical practice

Surgical Atlas--Reviews surgical instrumentation and illustrates surgery for stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fistula repair, anal incontinence, and covers the management of surgical complications


Section 1 Fundamental Topics
1. Epidemiology
2. Anatomy of the pelvic floor
3. Clinical evaluation of the patient with pelvic floor dysfunction
4. Diagnostic evaluation of the patient with urinary incontinence
5. Diagnostic evaluation of the patient with anal incontinence
6. Diagnostic evaluation of the patient with pelvic organ prolapse
Section 2: Disease States
7. Urinary incontinence
8. Anal incontinence
9. Pelvic organ prolapse
10. Voiding dysfunction
11. Defectory dysfunction
12. Pearies for treatment of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
13. Physical therapy for pelvic floor dysfunction
14. Behavioral therapy for pelvic floor dysfunction
15. Use of graft materials in reconstructive surgery
16. Choosing the route of surgery
Section 3: Clinical Management
17. Perioperative evaluation
18. Postoperative care of women with functional disorders of the pelvic floor
19. Incorporation of new testaments into clinical practice
Section 4: Surgical Atlas
20. Surgery for urinary incontinence
21. Surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
22. Surgery for anal incontinence
23. Fistula repair
24. Graft removal
25. Minimally invasive surgery
26. Salvage operations for urinary and anal incontinence


ISBN-13: 9780071761468
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: October, 2013
Pages: 800



Rebecca G. Rogers, MD
President, American Urogynecologic Society
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor, Surgery
Director, Division of Urogynecology
Director, Fellowship Program, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Vivian W. Sung, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Ranee Thakar, MD, MRCOG
Chair, Education Committee, International Urogynecological Association
Subspecialist, Urogynaecology
Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mayday University Hospital
Croydon, UK
Senior Lecturer, St. George's University
London, UK