Pelvic Floor Disorders: Surgical Approach

  • Achille Lucio Gaspari
  • Pierpaolo Sileri

Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christopher Cunningham
      Pages 3-8
    3. Carolina Ilaria Ciangola, Ilaria Capuano, Federico Perrone, Luana Franceschilli
      Pages 9-15
  3. Patient’s Evaluation Criteria

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Augusto Orlandi, Amedeo Ferlosio
      Pages 19-25
    3. Valeria Fiaschetti, Valentina Funel, Giovanni Simonetti
      Pages 27-43
    4. Ivana Giannini, Maria Di Lena, Simona Giuratrabocchetta, Donato F. Altomare
      Pages 45-50
    5. Giulio A. Santoro, Sthela Murad-Regadas, Luigi Causa, Anders Mellgren
      Pages 51-71
    6. Maria Di Lena, Nunzio Ranaldo, Ivana Giannini, Simona Giuratrabocchetta, Donato F. Altomare
      Pages 73-82
  4. Clinical Syndromes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Carlo Ratto, Angelo Parello, Lorenza Donisi, Francesco Litta, Veronica De Simone, Giuseppe Zaccone
      Pages 85-94
    3. Kim J. Gorissen, Martijn P. Gosselink
      Pages 95-102
    4. Niels A. T. Wijffels, William Chambers
      Pages 103-110
  5. Conservative Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Federica Cadeddu, Franco Salis, Giovanni Milito
      Pages 119-132
    3. Filippo Pucciani
      Pages 133-140
  6. Perineal and Abdominal Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Antonio Brescia, Francesco Saverio Mari, Marcello Gasparrini, Giuseppe R. Nigri
      Pages 143-151
    3. Mario Trompetto, Silvia Cornaglia
      Pages 153-160
    4. Simona Giuratrabocchetta, Ivana Giannini, Maria Di Lena, Donato F. Altomare
      Pages 161-165
    5. Pasquale Giordano, Sophia Cashmane
      Pages 167-172
    6. Giovanni Milito, Federica Cadeddu, Giorgio Lisi
      Pages 173-180
    7. Aldo Infantino, Andrea Lauretta
      Pages 181-187
    8. Steven D. Wexner, Julie Ann M. Van Koughnett
      Pages 189-193
    9. Antonio Longo, Brigitta Boller, Francesco Crafa, Federico Perrone
      Pages 207-217
  7. Special Subjects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Gabriele Naldini, Claudia Menconi
      Pages 221-232
    3. Mia D. DeBarros, Steven D. Wexner, Scott R. Steele
      Pages 233-241
    4. Neil J. Smart, William M. Chambers, Patricia Boorman
      Pages 243-250
    5. Giulio Del Popolo, Stefania Musco, Vincenzo Li Marzi
      Pages 251-260

About this book


During recent decades, more than 100 surgical procedures have been proposed to treat pelvic organ prolapse, and surgeons are still searching for the ideal approach. Although generally accepted guidelines and algorithms are still lacking, careful preoperative work-up and patient selection can serve as a sound basis for tailored surgery. In this comprehensive book, leading experts from around the world provide a detailed, up-to-date overview of the diagnostic and surgical approaches employed in patients with prolapse of the middle or posterior pelvic floor compartment. Each surgical technique is explained step by step with the aid of instructive figures. Guidance is also included on the management of surgical complications and of recurrent disease – aspects that are too frequently overlooked in the scientific literature. This book will prove essential reading for all who are interested in functional colorectal disorders of the pelvic floor and will represent a unique and invaluable source of knowledge for general surgeons, colorectal surgeons, and urogynecologists, whether in training or practice.   ​  


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Editors and affiliations

  • Achille Lucio Gaspari
    • 1
  • Pierpaolo Sileri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Experimental Medicine and SurgeryTor Vergata UniversityRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Italia 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Milano
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-88-470-5440-0
  • Online ISBN 978-88-470-5441-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2280-9848
  • Series Online ISSN 2281-0854
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