Management Of Fecal Incontinence: Current Treatment Approaches And Future Perspectives by Massimo MongardiniManagement Of Fecal Incontinence: Current Treatment Approaches And Future Perspectives by Massimo Mongardini

Management Of Fecal Incontinence: Current Treatment Approaches And Future Perspectives

byMassimo MongardiniEditorManuel Giofr

Paperback | April 22, 2018

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This book presents state of the art knowledge regarding the pathophysiology and diagnosis of fecal incontinence and describes and illustrates all relevant treatment techniques. In addition to the approaches that have been the mainstay of treatment of fecal incontinence to date, it covers recent innovations and emerging options, including neurostimulation, pioneering techniques exploiting the potential of stem cells, biofeedback training, reconstructive surgery, and advances in biomedical engineering applicable to replacement surgery. Fecal incontinence is a common, socially debilitating disorder of multifactorial etiology that poses many management challenges. This book will assist all relevant medical specialists, including surgeons, neurologists, gastroenterologists, urogynecologists, and other clinicians, in achieving correct and timely diagnosis and delivering effective therapy that reflects the ongoing revolution in treatment.

Massimo Mongardini is professor of Surgery at the Sapienza University of Rome. He graduated and specialized at the same university, and, after his PhD, he became ATLS surgeon (Advanced Trauma Life Support) following the program of the American College of Surgeons. He has performed over 5,000 surgical procedures in emergency and electiv...
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Title:Management Of Fecal Incontinence: Current Treatment Approaches And Future PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:162 pagesPublished:April 22, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319812270

ISBN - 13:9783319812274

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Table of Contents

1 Anatomy.- 2 Physiology and Pathophysiology.- 3 Diagnosis and Imaging.- 4 Endoanal Ultrasound.- 5 MR.- 6 Anorectal Manometry.- 7 Electromyography.- 8 Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation.- 9 Radiofrequency (SECCA procedure).- 10 Sacral Nerve Stimulation.- 11 Bulking agent and perspectives.- 12 Artificial Bowel Sphincter.- 13 Anal Sphincter Reconstructions and Replacements.- 14 Stoma.- 15 Stem Cells.