The Use of Perineal Ultrasound to Quantify Levator Activity and Teach Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises

Abstract

Perineal ultrasound was used to detect and quantify levator activity by measuring the displacement of the internal urethral meatus against the inferoposterior margin of the symphysis pubis. Women who had previously been instructed in pelvic floor muscle exercises were more likely to contract the levator muscle when asked to do so than were those without… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s001920170059

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@article{Dietz2001TheUO, title={The Use of Perineal Ultrasound to Quantify Levator Activity and Teach Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises}, author={Hans Peter Dietz and Philip D. Wilson and Barton Clarke}, journal={International Urogynecology Journal}, year={2001}, volume={12}, pages={166-169} }