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Female Genital Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence

1st Edition

Edited by Victor G. Gomel, Bruno van Herendael

CRC Press

266 pages | 68 Color Illus. | 122 B/W Illus.

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Genital prolapse, or pelvic organ prolapse, occurs when the structures of the pelvis protrude into the outside vaginal canal. Genital Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence is the first book of its kind dedicated specifically to genital prolapse and is filled with every different type of prolapse, including the bladder, uterus, rectum, and the mucosal fold containing the intestine. Covering all aspects of this defect while emphasizing the managed care of genital prolapse, this text also explores both surgical and non-surgical treatments, which include methods for the diagnosis and treatment of all abnormalities.

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Table of Contents

Dynamic anatomy of the pelvic floor. History and clinical investigations: patient complaints in perspective. Cytodefecography. Urodynamic investigations: do they make a difference in the outcome? Endoscopic treatment: the Burch procedure. Surgical techniques for synthetic suburethral sling placement: TVT and TOT. Evidence-based medicine on the surgical treatment of urinary stress incontinence and genital prolapse. Para-urethral injections and other options. Computer-based electronic artificial sphincters. Does the way hysterectomy is performed make a difference? How to prevent prolapse at the time of hysterectomy. Vaginal vault prolapse: treatment of posterior IVS. Vaginal vault prolapse: sacrofixation. Vaginal vault prolapse: lateral fixation. Lateral sidewall defects: diagnosis and treatment. The classical techniques for rectocele repair: complications and outcome. Endoscopic treatment of elytrocele.

About the Authors/Editors

Gomel\, Victor G.; van Herendael\, Bruno

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics
MEDICAL / Surgery / General
MEDICAL / Urology