Assessment of third degree tears using three-dimensional anal endosonography with combined anal manometry: a novel technique.

@article{Williams2002AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of third degree tears using three-dimensional anal endosonography with combined anal manometry: a novel technique.},
  author={Andrew B. Williams and John David Spencer and Clive I. Bartram},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2002},
  volume={109 7},
  pages={833-5}
}
Three-dimensional anal endosonography has enabled sagittal and coronal reconstructions of the anal canal to be matched with longitudinal pressure data, to present a combined picture of structure and function. This novel technique has been applied to a group of women with a clinical diagnosis of a third degree tear. Endosonography showed that only 68% of… CONTINUE READING