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Diagnostic imaging of pelvic floor dysfunction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11429505     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pelvic floor dysfunction encompasses a variety of fascial and anatomic defects that can include a combination of cystocele, rectocele, uterine prolapse, enterocele and vault prolapse. Accurate diagnosis of the coexisting abnormalities is essential in planning reconstructive procedures so that the risks of recurrence and reoperation can be minimized. At this time, dynamic magnetic resonance imaging is the study of choice to evaluate the female pelvis and delineate the possible components of pelvic floor dysfunction.
L V Rodríguez; S Raz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in urology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0963-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Opin Urol     Publication Date:  2001 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-06-28     Completed Date:  2001-12-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200621     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Urol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  423-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Pelvic Floor / pathology*,  physiopathology*
Rectocele / pathology
Urinary Bladder Diseases / pathology
Uterine Prolapse / pathology

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