Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

A Multidisciplinary Approach

  • G. Willy Davila
  • Gamal M. Ghoniem
  • Steven D. Wexner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Concept of the Pelvic Floor as a Unit

    1. G. Willy Davila
      Pages 3-6
  3. Epidemiology and Prevalence

    1. Usama M. Khater, Gassan Haddad, Gamal M. Ghoniem
      Pages 9-13
    2. James Doty, Jonathan E. Efron
      Pages 15-18
  4. Evaluation

    1. Nathan Guerette, Dana R. Sands, G. Willy Davila
      Pages 27-34
    2. Gamal M. Ghoniem, Usama M. Khater
      Pages 35-45
    3. M. Louis Moy, Sandip P. Vasavada
      Pages 47-50
    4. T. Cristina Sardinha, Dana R. Sands
      Pages 51-55
    5. Juan J. Nogueras
      Pages 57-62
    6. Virgilio Salanga
      Pages 63-66
  5. Anatomic Correlates

    1. Jonathan Jay
      Pages 71-78
    2. Kevin J. Stepp, Matthew D. Barber
      Pages 79-87
    3. James Doty, Eric G. Weiss
      Pages 89-93
  6. Sexual Function

    1. Lawrence S. Hakim, Giovanna M. DaSilva
      Pages 97-105
  7. Incontinence Therapy

    1. Jennifer T. Pollak, G. Willy Davila
      Pages 109-111
    2. G. Willy Davila
      Pages 113-114
    3. Gamal M. Ghoniem, Usama M. Khater
      Pages 115-120
    4. Raymond R. Rackley, Ahmed Elazab
      Pages 121-126
    5. Mark D. Walters
      Pages 127-132
    6. Marie Fidela R. Paraiso
      Pages 133-136
    7. Tara L. Frenkl, Sandip P. Vasavada
      Pages 137-141
    8. Susan M. Cera, Steven D. Wexner
      Pages 143-149
    9. Benjamin Person, James Doty, Steven D. Wexner
      Pages 151-153
    10. Daniel H. Biller, G. Willy Davila
      Pages 163-166
  8. Urgency/Frequency Syndromes Therapy

    1. Daniel H. Biller, G. Willy Davila
      Pages 169-174
    2. Joanna M. Togami, Gamal M. Ghoniem
      Pages 175-179
    3. Raymond R. Rackley, Joseph Abdelmalak
      Pages 181-185
    4. Ronnie R. Pimentel
      Pages 187-188
    5. Wael Solh, Eric G. Weiss
      Pages 189-190
  9. Prolapse Syndromes Therapy

    1. Minda Neimark
      Pages 193-198
    2. G. Willy Davila
      Pages 199-205
    3. Sandip P. Vasavada, Matthew D. Barber
      Pages 207-215
    4. Andrew I. Sokol, Mark D. Walters
      Pages 217-221
    5. Jennifer T. Pollak, G. Willy Davila
      Pages 223-228
    6. T. Cristina Sardinha, Steven D. Wexner
      Pages 229-232
    7. Juan J. Nogueras, Susan M. Cera
      Pages 233-236
    8. G. Willy Davila, Daniel Biller
      Pages 237-239
  10. Pain and Irritative Syndromes Therapy

    1. Gamal M. Ghoniem, Usama M. Khater
      Pages 243-249
    2. Nathan Guerette, G. Willy Davila
      Pages 251-256
    3. Tracy L. Hull
      Pages 257-258
    4. Wagih W. Gobrial
      Pages 259-262
    5. Lawrence P. Frank
      Pages 263-265
  11. Evacuation Disorders

    1. Tara L. Frenkl, Firouz Daneshgari
      Pages 269-273
    2. Raymond R. Rackley, Tara L. Frenkl
      Pages 275-280
    3. Gamal M. Ghoniem, Usama M. Khater
      Pages 281-284
    4. Gregory F. Bonner
      Pages 285-287
    5. Tracy L. Hull
      Pages 289-291

About this book


Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: A Multidisciplinary Approach provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive aspects of evaluation and therapy of female pelvic floor dysfunction. The book is edited by well-known international surgeons who have clinical practices within one tertiary referral institution, the Pelvic Floor Center at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston (Fort Lauderdale), Florida. All of the contributing authors are staff clinicians at the Cleveland Clinic in the Cleveland, Ohio,Weston, Florida, or Naples, Florida campuses. Recognized by clinicians worldwide for its excellence in this clinical area, Cleveland Clinic departments of Gynecology,Urology, and Colorectal Surgery have combined their expertise in producing this text. The importance of a team approach to the evaluation and management of Pelvic Floor problems is emphasized.

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: A Multidisciplinary Approach is focused on urinary incontinence and other voiding dysfunctions, fecal incontinence and other distal gastroenterologic problems, genital and rectal prolapse, and other recognized pelvic floor problems. Since the Pelvic Floor encompasses all the organs within the pelvic cavity, this work is essential reading for the practicing Gynecologist/Urogynecologist,Urologist, and Colorectal Surgeon.


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Editors and affiliations

  • G. Willy Davila
    • 1
  • Gamal M. Ghoniem
    • 1
  • Steven D. Wexner
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic SurgeryCleveland Clinic FloridaWestonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Colorectal SurgeryCleveland Clinic FloridaWestonUSA

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