Comparative analysis of pelvic ligaments: a biomechanics study

@article{Rivaux2012ComparativeAO,
  title={Comparative analysis of pelvic ligaments: a biomechanics study},
  author={G{\'e}raldine Rivaux and Chryst{\`e}le Rubod and Bruno Dedet and Mathias Brieu and Boris Gabriel and Michel Cosson},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={24},
  pages={135-139}
}
Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) affects one third of women of all ages and is a major concern for gynecological surgeons. In pelvic reconstructive surgery, native ligaments are widely used as a corrective support, while their biomechanical properties are unknown. We hypothesized differences in the strength of various pelvic ligaments and therefore, aimed to evaluate and compare their biomechanical properties. Samples from the left and right broad, round, and uterosacral ligaments from 13 fresh… CONTINUE READING
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