Pelvic Floor Disorders for the Colorectal Surgeon

Pelvic Floor Disorders for the Colorectal Surgeon

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Edited by Ian Lindsey, Edited by Karen Nugent, Edited by Tony Dixon

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 157mm x 236mm x 20mm | 635g
  • Publication date: 9 December 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199579628
  • ISBN 13: 9780199579624
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 84 black and white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 394,918

Product description

Aimed at consultant colorectal surgeons and those in training who wish to expand their practice into pelvic floor pathology- a complex and developing area of surgery- Pelvic Floor Disorders for the Colorectal Surgeon provides a modern, thought-provoking approach to pelvic floor disorders written by emerging young leaders in the field. These conditions are of high importance and interest to colorectal surgeons, but also gynaecologists, gastroenterologists and general gastrointestinal surgeons. The layout of the text book is in 3 sections. The first provides an organizational and diagnostic approach to pelvic floor problems that is conceptual in scope, the second details the patho-anatomical and physiological entities that this diagnostic approach will bring to light and describes their management, while the third is more technical, covering key new diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and their results. The textbook aims to encourage the reader to critically analyze some of their own cherished views, and those more widely established, on colorectal pelvic floor practice.

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... [the book] gives an excellent overview of the speciality - everything from how to build a unit and the assessments that are appropriate for surgical treatment ... It gives good practical advice and treatment algorithms in a field where a lot is still unclear. Norwegian Medical Association ... the editors and authors of this book should be commended for a fresh clarity of approach in a complex area which appears both rational and understandable. It will no doubt be of great benefit to a variety of specialists engaged in this specialty. British Journal of Surgery The chapters are clearly written with comprehensive, up to date references and conclude with helpful key points and editors summaries... this book will be invaluable not only to colorectal surgeons and their trainees but also to all who have an interest in pelvic floor disorders including gastroenterologists, gynaecologists, radiologis ts, specialist nurses and indeed to medical students. British Journal of Hospital Medicine I would unreservedly recommend this book to established Consultants, trainees and allied professionals in the field, including Urogynaecologists.

Table of contents

APPROACH ; 1. Establishing and developing a pelvic floor service: The MDT and approach to patient assessment ; 2. Radiological workup ; 3. Anorectal physiology ; SYNDROMES ; 4. A pathophysiological approach to faecal incontinence ; 5. Pathophysiological approach to obstructed defecation ; 6. Pathophysiological approach to chronic anorectal pain ; 7. Conservative treatment of pelvic floor disorders ; 8. Three compartments- working with a multidisciplinary team ; 9. Internal rectal prolapse ; 10. Anismus ; 11. Rectocele ; 12. Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome (SRUS) ; 13. Slow transit constipation ; 14. Perineoproctology (fissures, haemorrhoids) ; 15. Pudendal pain syndrome ; 16. Obstetric sphincter injury ; 17. Rectal sensory dysfunction ; TECHNIQUES ; 18. Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy (with posterior colporraphy and vaginal sacrocolpopexy) ; 19. STARR and Transtar ; 20. Complete pelvic floor ultrasound ; 21. Sacral neuromodulation ; 22. Anal bulking ; 23. Anterior sphincter repair ; 24. Neo-sphincters and artificial sphincters for treating faecal incontinence