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Textbook of Female Urology and Urogynecology
2 Volume Set
Second Edition
edited by Linda Cardozo

Textbook of Female Urology and Urogynecology is the standard reference work on female urology and urogynecology.


  • Includes subject's history and epidemiology across the world
  • Covers the basic structure and function of the lower urinary tract in the female; the diagnostic evaluation of incontinence and prolapse; the treatment of incontinence, prolapse, and related conditions
  • Includes different forms of associated disorders, including urinary tract infections and lower bowel disorders


Volume 1


  • History of Urogynecology and Female Urology
  • Epidemiology: USA
  • Epidemiology: South America
  • Epidemiology: Europe
  • Epidemiology: Australia
  • Epidemiology: Asia
  • Quality of Life and Urinary Incontinence
  • Tackling the Stigma of Incontinence - Promoting Continence Worldwide
  • The Roles of the Continence Nurse Specialist
  • The Roles of the Continence Nurse Specialist
  • The Role of the Pelvic Physical Therapist

Basic Science: Structure and Function of Lower Urinary Tracts in Women

  • Anatomy
  • Embryology of Female Urogenital System with Clinical Applications
  • Clinical Phyisology of Micturition
  • Pharmacology of the Bladder
  • Classification of Voiding Dysfunction in the Female Patient

Diagnostic Evaluation, Incontinence and Prolapse

  • History and Examination
  • Voiding Diary
  • Pad Tests
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Cystometry
  • Pressure-Flow Plot in the Evaluation of Female Incontinence and Post Operative Obstruction
  • Urethral Pressure Measurements
  • Leak Point Pressures
  • Electromyography
  • Clinical Neurophysiologic Conduction Studies
  • Video Urodynamics
  • Ambulatory Urodynamics
  • Radiologic Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and the Female Pelvic Floor.
  • Pelvic Floor Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy

Non-Surgical Treatment of Incontinence, Prolapse and Related Conditions

  • Natural History and Prevention of Incontinence and Prolapse
  • Outcomes for Conservative Treatment
  • Outcome Measures in Women with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Overactive Bladder
  • Outcome Measures in Women with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Stress Incontinence
  • Outcome Measures in Women with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Behavioral Therapies and Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women
  • Physiotherapy for Urinary Incontinence
  • Drug Treatment of Voiding Dysfunction in Women
  • Pessaries and Devices for Non-Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress
  • Catheters, Pads, Pants and Appliances

Associated Disorders

  • Neurologic Disorders
  • Non-Neurogenic Voiding Difficulty and Retention
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome
  • The Neuropathology of Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Lower Urinary Tract Infections: Simple and Complex
  • The Overactive Bladder Syndrome
  • Vaginitis
  • Sports and Fitness
  • Problems Associated with Sexual Activity
  • Nulliparous Women
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth and the Effect on the Pelvic Floor
  • Menopause
  • Anal Incontinence
  • Constipation

Volume 2

Surgery for Urinary Incontinence

  • The Assessment of Outcomes Used for Incontinence Interventions in Women
  • Peri- and Postoperative Care
  • Synthetic Materials for Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Biologic Materials for Reconstructive Surgery.
  • Urethral Injections for Incontinence
  • Abdominal and Transvaginal Cystourethropexies for Stress Urinary Incontinence
  • An Overview of Pubovaginal Slings: Evolution of Technology
  • Pubovaginal Fascial Sling for the Treatment of All Types of Stress Urinary Incontinence: Surgical Technique and Long-Term Outcome
  • Tension-Free


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Textbook of Female Urology and Urogynecology
2 Volume Set
Second Edition
edited by Linda Cardozo

2006 1496 pages $1038.95 + shipping
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