Perineal body measurement improves evaluation of anterior sphincter lesions during endoanal ultrasonography.

@article{Zetterstrm1998PerinealBM,
  title={Perineal body measurement improves evaluation of anterior sphincter lesions during endoanal ultrasonography.},
  author={Jan Zetterstr{\"o}m and Anders F. Mellgren and Robert D. Madoff and Donald G. Kim and W. Douglas Wong},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1998},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={705-13}
}
UNLABELLED Endoanal ultrasonography has become an important tool in the evaluation of patients with anal incontinence. However, the extent of anterior defects is sometimes difficult to quantitate during endoanal ultrasonography. PURPOSE This study was designed to evaluate perineal body measurement during endoanal ultrasonography in assessing patients with obstetric anal sphincter injuries. METHODS Forty-two patients with anal incontinence because of obstetric sphincter injuries and 13… CONTINUE READING
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