Walters & Karram Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, 5th Edition

Authors :
Matthew D. Barber & Mark D. Walters & Mickey M. Karram & Catherine Bradley
Date of Publication: 11/2021
Uniquely designed to reflect the physician’s decision-making process, Walters & Karram Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery presents definitive, state-of-the-art guidance on every aspect of female pelvic medicine ...view more
Uniquely designed to reflect the physician’s decision-making process, Walters & Karram Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery presents definitive, state-of-the-art guidance on every aspect of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. This practical, atlas-style resource covers everything from basic concepts through to clinical and urodynamic evaluation, management, and treatment, equipping you to make the best clinical decisions and optimize outcomes. Edited and authored by renowned experts in the field, this updated 5th Edition is an ideal resource for urogynecology fellows and practitioners, urologists, and OB/GYNs who need a step-by-step, comprehensive reference on the latest procedures and research to evaluate and treat female pelvic floor disorders. 
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Uniquely designed to reflect the physician’s decision-making process, Walters & Karram Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery presents definitive, state-of-the-art guidance on every aspect of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. This practical, atlas-style resource covers everything from basic concepts through to clinical and urodynamic evaluation, management, and treatment, equipping you to make the best clinical decisions and optimize outcomes. Edited and authored by renowned experts in the field, this updated 5th Edition is an ideal resource for urogynecology fellows and practitioners, urologists, and OB/GYNs who need a step-by-step, comprehensive reference on the latest procedures and research to evaluate and treat female pelvic floor disorders. 

Key Features
  • Offers a comprehensive approach to all urogynecologic disorders, including genuine stress incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, defecation disorders, painful and irritative voiding disorders, and specific conditions such as urinary tract infection. 

  • Provides algorithmic approaches to common complaints, evidence-based assessments of appropriate therapies, and hundreds of clear surgical illustrations, photographs, and radiographs. 

  • Features an all-new video collection to clearly demonstrate key procedures. 

  • Contains new chapters on Urology for the Urogynecologist and Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome. 

  • Contains timely discussions of surgical complications, the psychosocial issues associated with treating patients with female pelvic floor disorders, and female sexual function and dysfunction. 

  • Includes case presentations from leading experts in urogynecology and urology that allow you to apply the information presented to everyday clinical situations. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


Author Information
Edited by Matthew D. Barber, MD, MHS, E.C. Hamblen Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3084, 203 Baker House. ; Mark D. Walters, MD, Professor and Vice-Chair of Gynecology, Center of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health Institute, Celeveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio ; Mickey M. Karram, MD, Director of Fellowship Program, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, The Christ Hospital; Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Urology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio and Catherine Bradley, MD, MSCE , Division Director, Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Professor of Ob/Gyn & Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa