By Timothy J Christmas
70 pages, 33 illustrations
Translating the complex language used by doctors to describe the anatomy and physiology of the lower urinary tract for patients contemplating therapy for bladder disorders can be difficult. Patient Pictures - Bladder Disorders aims to overcome this problem by providing illustrations and text to help healthcare professionals present the issues in a way that patients can easily understand. It is not intended to be a comprehensive work for the doctor or patient, but a communication tool to enhance the interaction between the two.
The lower urinary tract
Uroflowmetry and post-void residual volume
Three-channel cystometry (urodynamics)
Urethral pressure profilometry
Urethral sphincter electromyography
Detrusor instability - symptoms and diagnosis
Detrusor instability - conservative treatment
Detrusor instability - drug treatment
Detrusor instability - containment and devices
Detrusor instability - surgical treatments
Detrusor instability - urinary diversion
Treatment of genuine stress incontinence
Anterior (cystocele) repair
Needle suspension procedures
Pessaries and devices
Irritative bladder disorders
Chronic interstitial cystitis
Diverticula and stones
Neuropathic bladder - treatment
Urinary fistulas - surgical treatment
Recommended information for patients
embarrassingproblems.com - urinary problems
Timothy J Christmas
Consultant Urological Surgeon Charing Cross and Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals London, UK
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