Congenital anorectal anomalies: MR imaging.

  title={Congenital anorectal anomalies: MR imaging.},
  author={Yasufumi Sato and Kevin Craig Pringle and Ronald A. Bergman and William T. C. Yuh and Wilbur L. Smith and Robert T. Soper and Edmund A. Franken},
  volume={168 1},
Twenty-one patients with anorectal anomalies were evaluated with magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. In seven preoperative patients, MR imaging demonstrated the level of atresia correctly by showing the rectal pouch and sphincter muscles. The exact location and development of the sphincter muscles were estimated and associated anomalies involving the kidneys and the spine and its contents were evaluated. In 14 postoperative patients, the location of the pulled-through intestine was examined in… CONTINUE READING


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