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Title Continence : current concepts and treatment strategies / edited by Gopal H. Badlani [and others]
Published London : Springer, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 544 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Part I: Introduction. Epidemiology of urinary incontinence / Marie Carmela M. Lapitan -- Part II: Current concepts on anatomy and physiology. Neurophysiology of micturition: What's new? / Apostolos Apostolidis and Clare J. Fowler ; Continence: bladder neck versus mid-urethra / Matthias Oelke and Jan-Paul Roovers ; Pelvic floor: three-dimensional surgical anatomy / Ardeshir R. Rastinehad and Gopal H. Badlani ; Pelvic floor prolapse: cause and effect / Matthew A. Barker and Mickey M. Karram ; Hormonal influences on continence / Dudley Robinson and Linda Cardozo -- Part III: Management of stress urinary incontinence. Pelvic floor rehabilitation / Kari Bø ; Pharmacotherapy of stress urinary incontinence / David Castro-Diaz and Sergio Fumero ; Radio frequency therapy for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence / Roger R. Dmochowski and Emily Cole ; Surgery for stress urinary incontinence: historical rview / Matthew P. Rutman and Jerry G. Blaivas ; Surgery for stress urinary incontinence: open approaches / Meidee Goh and Ananias C. Diokno ; Surgery for stress urinary incontinence: minimally invasive procedures / Eric A. Hurtado and Rodney A. Appell ; Surgery for stress urinary incontinence: midurethral slings / Demetri C. Panayi and Vik Khullar -- Part IV: Management of urge incontinence. Behavioral treatments for urge incontinence / Howard B. Goldstein and Kristene E. Whitmore ; Pharmacotherapy of urgency incontinence / Martin C. Michel ; Alternative therapies for urinary urgency incontinence acupuncture and herbology / Sarit O. Aschkenazi and Peter K. Sand ; Sacral nerve stimulation for neuromodulation of the lower urinary tract / Dennis J.A.J. Oerlemans and Philip E.V. Van Kerrebroeck ; Peripheral neuromodulation for the treatment of overactive bladder / Anurag K. Das ; Surgery for urge urinary incontinence: cystoplasty, diversion / Petros Sountoulides and M. Pilar Laguna ; Botulinum toxin: an effective treatment for urge incontinence / Arun Sahai, Mohammad Shamim Khan, and Prokar Dasgupta
Part V: Management of pelvic organ prolapse. Conservative management of pelvic organ prolapse: biofeedback and pessaries / Jill Maura Rabin ; Surgery for pelvic organ prolapse: an historical review / Baharak Amir and Alfred E. Bent ; Biomaterials: natural and synthetic grafts / Kaytan V. Amrute and Gopal H. Badlani ; Pelvic reconstructive surgery: vaginal approach / Daniel Biller and G. Willy Davila ; Pelvic reconstruction: abdominal approach / Lawrence R. Lind and Harvey A. Winkler ; Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: indications, technique and results / Jens J. Rassweiler, Ali S. Goezen, Walter Scheitlin, Christian Stock, and Dogu Teber ; Posterior compartment repair and fecal incontinence / Gil Levy and Brooke H. Gurland
Summary A significant amount of new information concerning epidemiology, medical and surgical therapy for patients with incontinence has appeared over the past five years. Importantly, with recently introduced minimally invasive technologies and recent development in the medical management, the treatment of incontinence has changed significantly. This book covers the complete field of uncomplicated incontinence ranging from the current concepts, surgical management to medical management, with a special focus on the latest diagnostic tests, surgery including laparoscopy and medical therapies. Moreover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Urinary incontinence.
Urinary Incontinence -- diagnosis.
Urinary Incontinence -- therapy.
Genre/Form Handboeken (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Badlani, Gopal H.
ISBN 1846287340