Prospective assessment of accuracy of endoanal MR imaging and endosonography in patients with fecal incontinence.

@article{Malouf2000ProspectiveAO,
  title={Prospective assessment of accuracy of endoanal MR imaging and endosonography in patients with fecal incontinence.},
  author={Andrew J. Malouf and Andrew B. Williams and Steve Halligan and Clive I. Bartram and Sandeep Dhillon and M. Kamm},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2000},
  volume={175 3},
  pages={741-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Endoanal MR imaging was prospectively compared with anal endosonography to determine any superiority in the characterization of sphincter morphology in fecal incontinence. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Fifty-two consecutive patients with fecal incontinence were examined with anal endosonography and endoanal MR imaging after a detailed bowel history, clinical examination, and complete anorectal physiologic testing. External and internal anal sphincter integrity was noted on both endosonograms… CONTINUE READING

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