Modelling the likelihood of levator avulsion in a urogynaecological population.

@article{Dietz2010ModellingTL,
  title={Modelling the likelihood of levator avulsion in a urogynaecological population.},
  author={Hans Peter Dietz and Adrienne Kirby},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={268-72}
}
BACKGROUND Avulsion of the puborectalis muscle is a consequence of vaginal childbirth and associated with female pelvic organ prolapse. It can be palpated, although diagnosis by imaging seems more reliable. AIMS To define the prior probability of avulsion based on history and gynaecological examination, in order to facilitate clinical diagnosis. METHODS Over 3 years, 983 women had been assessed by 3D ultrasound at a tertiary urogynaecological unit. We analysed our database for predictors of… CONTINUE READING

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