Pelvic floor disorders affect a large proportion of women worldwide. This book is a highly practical guide highlighting all the varying forms of such problems. Included are chapters on the pathophysiology of the female pelvic floor, the evaluation and diagnosis of problems, the practical management of symptoms, and the complications that can arise from surgical and medical treatment.
Preface. Anatomy. Pathophysiology of Urinary Incontinence. Pathophysiology of Fecal Incontinence. Pathophysiology of Pelvic Prolapse. Hormonal Influences on Genitourinary Function. Urological and Gynecological Evaluation. Colorectal Evaluation. Urodynamics. Cystoscopy. Imaging. Colorectal testing. Management of Urinary Incontinence. Management of Genital Prolapse. Management of Fecal Incontinence and Rectal Prolapse. Sexual Aspects of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. Chronic Pelvic Pain. Complications of Pelvic Floor Surgery. Tools for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction