The Female Pelvic Floor: Disorders of Function and Support

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Linda T. Brubaker, Theodore J. Saclarides
F.A. Davis, Jan 1, 1996 - Medical - 309 pages
This unique book brings together authors from many disciplines to focus on female pelvic floor problems, including the diagnosis and nonsurgical and surgical treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence, difficulties with defecation or urination, prolapse, and constipation.
-- A practical guide written by clinicians who care for patients every day
-- Information on nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence, vital for perioperative treatment of these patients
-- New descriptions of the diagnosis and management of the posterior vaginal wall and anal sphincter, including anal ultrasound
-- Covers surgical and nonsurgical treatment of prolapse disorders, including cystocele, rectocele, enterocele, and rectal prolapse
-- Includes the perspective of the gynecologist, urologist, colon and rectal surgeon, and others
-- Useful for clinicians, students, residents, and fellows

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Contents

Anatomy of Female Pelvic Support 3 Structure of the Colon
22
Rogers Jr M D and A Cullen Function of the Colon
31
Initial Evaluation and Physical 5 Firstline Testing of Patients with
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Director, Section of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's medical Center, Chicago, IL.

Head, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL.

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