Pelvic Floor Disorders: Surgical Approach


Part I: Overview

Chapter 1. The Multidisciplinary View of a Pelvic Floor Unit

Chapter 2. Epidemiology and Prevalence of Pelvic Floor Disorders

Part II: Patient’s Evaluation Criteria

Chapter 3. Pelvic Floor Anatomy

Chapter 4. Imaging of Pelvic Floor Disorders

Chapter 5. Anorectal Physiology

Chapter 6. Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography

Chapter 7. Functional Assessment of Anorectal Function

Part III: Clinical Syndromes

Chapter 8. Fecal Incontinence

Chapter 9. Obstructed Defecation Syndrome

Chapter 10. Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome and Obstructed Defecation: Common Pathology

Chapter 11. Chronic Anorectal Pain: Pathophysiological Aspects, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Part IV: Conservative Treatment

Chapter 12. Biofeedback and Pelvic Floor Disorders

Chapter 13. Biofeedback Training and Physiokinetic Therapy

Part V: Perineal and Abdominal Approaches

Chapter 14. STARR and TRANSTARR Procedures

Chapter 15. Delorme’s Procedure

Chapter 16. The Altemeier’s Procedure for External Rectal Prolapse

Chapter 17. The Express Procedure for Internal Rectal Prolapse

Chapter 18. Transperineal Rectocele Correction

Chapter 19. Mesh Rectopexy (Ripstein, Orr-Loygue, Wells, and Frykman-Goldberg)

Chapter 20. Rectopexy without Mesh

Chapter 21. Laparoscopic Ventral Rectocolpopexy for Rectal Prolapse Syndromes: Restoration of Anatomy and Improvement of Function

Chapter 22. Pelvic Organ Prolapse Suspension

Part VI: Special Subjects

Chapter 23. Complications of Surgery: Prevention and Management

Chapter 24. Surgical Treatment of Recurrent Rectal Prolapse

Chapter 25. Management of Concomitant Middle Compartment Disorders

Chapter 26. Management of Concomitant Pelvic Disorders: The Urologic Perspective

Chapter 27. Synthetic and Biological Meshes for Pelvic Floor Disorders

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