Anorectal Disorders: Diagnosis and Nonsurgical Treatments incorporates the most recent major advances in the understanding of anal and rectal anatomy to provide clinical evidence of care for those suffering from anorectal disorders. By condensing basic and practical aspects in the knowledge of anorectal disorders, this book provides a comprehensive review of the anatomy and physiology of the anorectal region. It includes new technology that expands and modifies current perceptions about the functional anatomy of the anorectal region and ultimately impacts how we conceive muscle and nerve structures functioning together to maintain fecal continence and properly execute the process of defecation.
Perfect for medical researchers, gastroenterologists, general practitioners, internal medicine doctors and general surgeons, this title will provide diagnosis and treatment options for all patients suffering from anorectal disorders.
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Table of Contents
1. Embryology of the anorectum 2. Anorectal anatomy and function 3. How to Examine the Anorectal Region 4. Diagnostic tools in anorectal disorders 5. Hemorrhoidal disease 6. Anal fissure 7. Anorectal abscess and fistula 8. Pilonidal Disease 9. Pruritus Ani 10. Infectious proctitis 11. Anorectal disorders in inflammatory bowel disease 12. Imaging in Rectal Prolapse and Other Dynamic Pelvic Floor Disorders 13. Fecal incontinence 14. Anorectal malformations 15. Anal tumors 16. Foreign bodies and anorectal trauma 17. Constipation and dyssynergic defecation 18. Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome 19. Proctalgia and other anorectal pain syndromes 20. Post-surgical anorectal disorders