Impact of vaginal parity and aging on the architectural design of pelvic floor muscles.

@article{Alperin2016ImpactOV,
  title={Impact of vaginal parity and aging on the architectural design of pelvic floor muscles.},
  author={Marianna Alperin and Mark S. Cook and Lori J Tuttle and Mary C. Esparza and Richard L. Lieber},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={215 3},
  pages={
          312.e1-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Vaginal delivery and aging are key risk factors for pelvic floor muscle dysfunction, which is a critical component of pelvic floor disorders. However, alterations in the pelvic floor muscle intrinsic structure that lead to muscle dysfunction because of childbirth and aging remain elusive. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of vaginal deliveries and aging on human cadaveric pelvic floor muscle architecture, which is the strongest predictor of active… Expand
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