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Medicine | A Seat on the Aisle, Please! - The Essential Guide to Urinary Tract Problems in Women

A Seat on the Aisle, Please!

The Essential Guide to Urinary Tract Problems in Women

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Kavaler, Elizabeth

2006, XIV, 413 p.

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More than half of all women will experience some form of debilitating pelvic disease or discomfort during their lifetime. These can include chronic urinary tract infections, various kinds of incontinence, pelvic floor prolapse, and interstitial cystitis.

Surprisingly, until recently there has been only scant attention paid to this very common group of disorders, considering the vast population of sufferers. What’s more, doctors have long tended to dismiss many symptoms of urinary tract disorders as an inevitable consequence of the aging process or, worse still, as indicators of underlying psychological disease.

In this concise, clearly written, and sympathetic new book, Elizabeth Kavaler suggests that a new approach to urinary tract disorders is long overdue. One of the surprisingly few female urologists practicing in the U.S., Dr. Kavaler explains what these diseases are and what patients can do to get themselves properly diagnosed and treated. But more than that, she extends an expert, sympathetic, and skilled hand to women who’ve been distressed, isolated, and embarrassed for too long.

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » child - hormones - infection - menopause - pain - pelvic floor - surgery - urinary incontinence

Related subjects » Gynecology - Medicine - Urology

Table of contents 

The Basics.- The Nuts and Bolts of the Female Pelvis.- What Can Go Wrong?.- Picking a Doctor.- Urinary Leakage and Incontingence.- Stress Urinary Incontinence.- Urinary Urge Incontinence.- The Golden Years.- Dropped Organs: Pelvic-Floor Prolapse.- Pelvic-Floor Prolapse.- The Painful Bladder.- Urinary Tract Infections.- Interstitial Cystitis and Pelvic Pain Syndromes.- Related Issues.- Menopause, Hormones, and the Development of Female Pelvic Problems.- Anesthesia for Surgery and a Crash Course in Pain Medications.- A Visit to the Urologist’s Office.- Safety in Numbers.

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