Pelvic floor disorders a multidisciplinary textbook

Pelvic Floor Disorders 2nd edition

A Multidisciplinary Textbook

This excellent textbook provides up-to-date information on all aspects of pelvic floor disorders. 

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Auteur(s) Giulio A. Santoro, Andrzej P. Wieczorek, Abdul H. Sultan
Date 05/11/2020
Pages 1203
Taille 21 x 27
Type Relié
ISBN 9783030408619

Description détaillée : Pelvic Floor Disorders 2nd edition

After an opening section on anatomy and physiology, it explains the methodology, role and application of the integrated imaging approach in detail, including the most advanced 3D, 4D, and dynamic ultrasound techniques, illustrated with hundreds of images.


What is the content of "Pelvic Floor Disorders : A multidisciplinary Textbook 2nd edition" ?

It then discusses in depth the epidemiology, etiology, assessment, and management of the full range of pelvic floor disorders from multidisciplinary and practical perspectives.

The book also provides information on the various forms of obstetric perineal trauma, urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction, anal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, constipation and obstructed defecation, pelvic pain and sexual dysfunction, and fistulas, and includes treatment algorithms as well as helpful guidance on what to do when surgical treatment goes wrong.

The authors are leading experts in the field from around the globe. Since the first edition from 2010 (more than 200,000 chapter downloads), the book has been extensively rewritten and features numerous additional topics. The result is a comprehensive textbook that is invaluable for gynecologists, colorectal surgeons, urologists, radiologists, and gastroenterologists, beginners and veterans alike.

Who are the authors of "Pelvic Floor Disorders : A multidisciplinary Textbook 2nd edition" ?

Giulio A. Santoro  has been Chief of the Tertiary Referral Pelvic Floor and Incontinence Center and Consultant General Surgeon and Colorectal Surgeon, IV°Division of Surgery at Treviso Regional Hospital, Italy, for 20 years. He holds academic appointments as Professor of Surgery at University of Padua, Italy and as Honorary Professor of Surgery at Shandong University, China.

He is Director of the Italian School of Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography and Past-President of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (in 2015 he was President of the VI° National Congress of the society). He is member of the editorial board of World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Female Pelvic Medicine Reconstructive Surgery, Pelviperineology and Journal of Ultrasonography. He is also author of more than 200 chapters and articles published on peer-review journals as well as author of four books. He was part of the faculty of more than 300 international Congresses, Workshops and Courses.

Andrzej Paweł Wieczorek is a Professor of Radiology and Head of the Department of Pediatric Radiology at the Medical University of Lublin, Poland. Besides pediatric radiology, one of his main scientific focus is uroradiology and pelvic floor ultrasound, as well as ultrasound diagnostics of male and female urinary incontinence in adults and children, pelvic organ prolapse in women, male and female infertility, diagnostics of prostate diseases. 

He authored several articles published in peer-review journals covering these topics. He is actively teaching pelvic floor ultrasound on numerous Polish and international congresses and workshops propagating the idea among various specialties in medicine. He is a lecturer on congresses, workshops and courses organized by Polish Society of Ultrasound (PTU), Polish Medical Society of Radiology (PLTR), International Urogynecological Association (IUGA), European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP), European Society of Uroradiology (ESUR).  He is also author of more than 170 chapters and articles published on peer-review journals as well as an author of one book. He is an organizer of annual course about most recent developments in ultrasound since 17 years.


Abdul H Sultan is a Consultant Obstetrician and UroGynecologist at Croydon University Hospital and honorary Reader at St George's University of London. He is the co-director of a tertiary referral urogynecology Unit at Croydon University Hospital with subspecialty training and has an active research programme. He has over 200 publications and has produced the first comprehensive textbook, ‘Perineal and Anal Sphincter Trauma’. He is the co-director of the popular international Perineal Trauma and Pelvic Floor Ultrasound courses conducted in Croydon. He was awarded the prestigious overall “UK Hospital Doctor of the Year” award and is the past President of the Section of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Royal Society of Medicine.

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