Comparison between dynamic cystocolpoproctography and dynamic pelvic floor MRI: pros and cons: Which is the “functional” examination for anorectal and pelvic floor dysfunction?

@article{Maglinte2012ComparisonBD,
  title={Comparison between dynamic cystocolpoproctography and dynamic pelvic floor MRI: pros and cons: Which is the “functional” examination for anorectal and pelvic floor dysfunction?},
  author={Dean D. T. Maglinte and Douglass Stuart Hale and Kumaresan Sandrasegaran},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={952-973}
}
“Functional” imaging of anorectal and pelvic floor dysfunction has assumed an important role in the diagnosis and management of these disorders. Although defecography has been widely practiced for decades to evaluate the dynamics of rectal emptying, debate concerning its clinical relevance, how it should be done and interpreted continues. Due to the recognition of the association of defecatory disorders with pelvic organ prolapse in women, the need to evaluate the pelvic floor as a unit has… CONTINUE READING

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