Experience of 4 years with open MR defecography: pictorial review of anorectal anatomy and disease.

@article{Roos2002ExperienceO4,
  title={Experience of 4 years with open MR defecography: pictorial review of anorectal anatomy and disease.},
  author={Justus E. Roos and Dominik Weishaupt and Simon Wildermuth and Juergen K Willmann and Borut Marincek and Paul Ren{\'e} Hilfiker},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={2002},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={817-32}
}
Functional disorders of the pelvic floor are a common clinical problem. Diagnosis and treatment of these disorders, which frequently manifest with nonspecific symptoms such as constipation or incontinence, remain difficult. Fluoroscopic x-ray defecography has been shown to aid in detection of functional and morphologic abnormalities of the anorectal region. With the advent of open-configuration magnetic resonance (MR) imaging systems, MR defecography with the patient in a vertical position… CONTINUE READING

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