Pubovisceral muscle and anal sphincter defects in women with fecal or urinary incontinence after vaginal delivery

@article{MuradRegadas2018PubovisceralMA,
  title={Pubovisceral muscle and anal sphincter defects in women with fecal or urinary incontinence after vaginal delivery},
  author={Sthela Maria Murad-Regadas and Francisco Sergio P Regadas and Francisco S{\'e}rgio Pinheiro Regadas Filho and Leandro Bezerra Borges and Adjra Silva Vilarinho and Lara Burlamaqui Veras and Carolina Murad Regadas and Marina Murad Regadas},
  journal={Techniques in Coloproctology},
  year={2018},
  volume={23},
  pages={117-128}
}
BackgroundVaginal delivery is the most frequent cause of direct anal sphincter trauma as well as pelvic floor muscle defects in women with corresponding signs and symptoms. The aim of the present study was to identify anatomical and functional abnormalities of the anal canal and pelvic floor in women who had had a vaginal delivery and determine the relationship between such abnormalities and the symptoms and severity of fecal incontinence (FI).MethodsConsecutive female patients with symptoms of… CONTINUE READING

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