On the anatomy and histology of the pubovisceral muscle enthesis in women

  title={On the anatomy and histology of the pubovisceral muscle enthesis in women},
  author={J. Kim and R. Ramanah and J. DeLancey and J. Ashton-Miller},
  journal={Neurourology and Urodynamics},
  • J. Kim, R. Ramanah, +1 author J. Ashton-Miller
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Neurourology and Urodynamics
  • The origin of the pubovisceral muscle (PVM) from the pubic bone is known to be at elevated risk for injury during difficult vaginal births. We examined the anatomy and histology of its enthesial origin to classify its type and see if it differs from appendicular entheses. 
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