A unique combination medical reference and full-color surgical atlas on female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery
A Doody's Core Title for 2019!
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