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Title Complex anorectal disorders : investigation and management / [edited by] Steven D. Wexner, Andrew P. Zbar, Mario Pescatori ; with a foreword by Robin Phillips
Published London : Springer, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 800 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section I: Anorectal testing. Anorectal anatomy: the contribution of new technology ; Anorectal physiology ; Anorectal imaging ; Sphincter pharmacology and pharmacotherapy ; Anal and perianal pathology -- Section 2: Clinical anorectal assessment. Assessment of the constipated patient ; Assessing the patient with fecal incontinence ; Urogynecological assessment and perspective in patients presenting with evacuatory dysfunction ; Assessing the postoperative patient with evacuatory dysfunction ; Postoperative assessment of the neosphincter ; Functional problems in the patient with a neurological disorder ; Psychological assessment of patients with proctological disorders ; A practical guide to running an anorectal laboratory ; Medicolegal aspects of coloproctologic practice
Summary "Complex Anorectal Disorders: Investigation and Management draws together preclinical assessment and clinical recommendations for complex anorectal disorders. This practical guide looks at complex pathophysiologic conditions, pediatric patients, new procedures after artificial sphincter implantation, basic, and complex psychological assessment, new radiologic approaches to patients with complex problems, and the post-operative patient with functional disorders." "Healthcare professionals with an interest in fecal incontinence - colorectal trainees, colorectal nurse specialists, and those involved in coloproctology imaging, will find this a useful reference manual. The book will also assist the clinical physiologist and biofeedback technologist, highlighting standardized treatments and their follow-up, such as those in the field of neuromodulation. The specialties of proctology, gynecology and urology are brought together in one text."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Anorectal function tests.
Rectal Diseases -- diagnosis.
Postoperative Complications.
Rectal Diseases -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Pescatori, Mario.
Wexner, Steven D.
Zbar, Andrew P., 1955-
LC no. 2004052221
ISBN 1846280575
1852336900 (hc ; alk. paper)
9781852336905 (hc ; alk. paper)