The Pelvic Floor and Anorectal Disorders

Posted On 2022-05-17 15:56:14

This special series on “The Pelvic Floor and Anorectal Disorders” is edited by Dr. Lucia Oliveira, Dr. Steven D. Wexner and Dr. Sarah A. Vogler. This Special Series aims to discuss the main anorectal disorders of the pelvic floor.

Review Article
Pelvic floor anatomy
José Marcio N. Jorge, Leonardo A. Bustamante-Lopez

Quantitative and qualitative analysis of fecal incontinence
Maria Abou Khalil, Marylise Boutros

Obstructed defecation syndrome
Anders Mellgren, Muhammad Huzaifa Zafar

Best conservative options for fecal incontinence
Adam D. Price, Ian M. Paquette

Update on neuromodulation for fecal incontinence
Klaus E. Matzel

New concepts in the pathophysiology of fecal incontinence
Charles H. Knowles, Phil Dinning, S. Mark Scott, Michael Swash, Stefan de Wachter

Methods of anorectal physiology
Liliana Bordeianou, Lieba Savitt, Mikhaila Marecki

Imaging modalities for pelvic floor disorders
Giulio Aniello Santoro, Anna Claudia Colangelo, Patrizia Pelizzo, Rita Cian, Giacomo Zanus

Best approaches to rectal prolapse
Charlotte M. Rajasingh, Brooke H. Gurland

The role of sphincter repair for fecal incontinence
Anna R. Spivak, Tracy L. Hull

The series “The Pelvic Floor and Anorectal Disorders” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Lucia Oliveira, Steven D. Wexner and Sarah A. Vogler served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.