About this book
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: A Multidisciplinary Approach provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive aspects of evaluation and therapy of female pelvic floor dysfunction. The book is edited by well-known international surgeons who have clinical practices within one tertiary referral institution, the Pelvic Floor Center at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston (Fort Lauderdale), Florida. All of the contributing authors are staff clinicians at the Cleveland Clinic in the Cleveland, Ohio,Weston, Florida, or Naples, Florida campuses. Recognized by clinicians worldwide for its excellence in this clinical area, Cleveland Clinic departments of Gynecology,Urology, and Colorectal Surgery have combined their expertise in producing this text. The importance of a team approach to the evaluation and management of Pelvic Floor problems is emphasized.
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: A Multidisciplinary Approach is focused on urinary incontinence and other voiding dysfunctions, fecal incontinence and other distal gastroenterologic problems, genital and rectal prolapse, and other recognized pelvic floor problems. Since the Pelvic Floor encompasses all the organs within the pelvic cavity, this work is essential reading for the practicing Gynecologist/Urogynecologist,Urologist, and Colorectal Surgeon.
Written for: Gynecologists/urogynecologists, urologists, colorectal surgeons, sexual dysfunction specialists, gastroenterologists, physical therapists
Table of contents
Concept of the Pelvic Floor as a Unit.- Epidemiology and Prevalence.- Evaluation.- Anatomic Correlates.- Sexual Function.- Incontinence Therapy.- Urgency/Frequency Syndromes Therapy.- Prolapse Syndromes Therapy.- Pain and Irritative Syndromes Therapy.- Evacuation Disorders.- Hormonal Influences on the Pelvic Floor.- Physiotherapeutic Approaches.- Surgical Therapy.- Severity Assessment.