Book 2010

Pelvic Floor Disorders

Imaging and Multidisciplinary Approach to Management

ISBN: 978-88-470-1541-8 (Print) 978-88-470-1542-5 (Online)

Table of contents (95 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXXI

  2. Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-15

      State of the Art Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    3. Chapter

      Pages 17-23

      The Integral Theory: A Musculo-elastic Theory of Pelvic Floor Function and Dysfunction

    4. Chapter

      Pages 25-32

      Pathophysiology of the Pelvic Floor: Basic Physiology, Effects of Ageing, and Menopausal Changes

    5. Chapter

      Pages 33-42

      The Pelvic Floor: Functional Concepts and Neurocontrol

    6. Chapter

      Pages 43-55

      Clinical Neurophysiology of the Pelvic Floor

  3. Pelvic Floor Imaging

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

    2. Chapter

      Pages 59-60

      Pelvic Floor Imaging: Introduction

    3. Chapter

      Pages 61-78

      Endovaginal Ultrasonography: Methodology and Normal Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    4. Chapter

      Pages 79-89

      Translabial Ultrasonography: Methodology and Normal Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    5. Chapter

      Pages 91-102

      Endoanal and Endorectal Ultrasonography: Methodology and Normal Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    6. Chapter

      Pages 103-114

      Technical Innovations in Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography

    7. Chapter

      Pages 115-116

      Invited Commentary

    8. Chapter

      Pages 117-123

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Methodology and Normal Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    9. Chapter

      Pages 125-130

      Technical Innovations in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Pelvic Floor

    10. Chapter

      Pages 131-132

      Invited Commentary

  4. Pelvic Floor Damage Due to Childbirth

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

    2. Chapter

      Pages 135-135

      Pelvic Floor Damage Due to Childbirth: Introduction

    3. Chapter

      Pages 137-141

      Mechanisms of Pelvic Floor Trauma During Vaginal Delivery

    4. Chapter

      Pages 143-153

      Posterior Compartment Disorders and Management of Acute Anal Sphincter Trauma

    5. Chapter

      Pages 155-162

      Prevention of Perineal Trauma

    6. Chapter

      Pages 163-164

      Invited Commentary

    7. Chapter

      Pages 165-166

      Invited Commentary

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