Foreword by E Weil.- Preface.- 1.Introduction.- 2.Functional anatomy of the pelvic floor.- 3.Neurophysiology and Neurophysiological Evaluation of the Pelvic Floor.- 4.Basic concepts in electricity and electrotherapy.- 5.Acupuncture and Electroacupuncture.- 6.Electrical Stimulation, Biofeedback and other rehabilitative techniques.- 7.Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation.- 8.Tibial Nerve Stimulation.- 9.Sacral Nerve Modulation: techniques and indications.- 10. Sacral Nerve Modulation for urinary disorders: Over Active Bladder.- 11.Sacral Nerve Modulation for urinary disorders: Urinary Retention.- 12.Sacral Nerve Modulation for Fecal Incontinence.- 13.Sacral Nerve Modulation for Constipation.- 14.Pudendal Nerve Modulation.- 15.Electrical stimulation in sexual dysfunction.- 16.Electrical stimulation for Pelvic Pain.- 17.Pelvic Floor Neuromodulation in Neurologic patients.- 18.New frontiers.
Jacopo Martellucci M.D.- After graduating in medicine with honors and attending internships at the University of Siena (Italy) he performed his residency period in digestive surgery in various Italian and European excellence centres from 2006 to 2010. In 2011 he won a special mention, the Nottola Mario Luzi Price for his works on Sacral neuromodulation. Fellow in General Surgery at the University Hospital of Careggi (Florence, Italy) he is distinguished member of many Italian and European Medical Societies, member of the Editorial board, panelist or reviewer for a number of peer reviewed journals and regularly holds courses and lectures in his areas of research, especially in colorectal surgery.