The spastic pelvic floor syndrome. Large bowel outlet obstruction caused by pelvic floor dysfunction: a radiological study.

@article{Kuijpers1986TheSP,
  title={The spastic pelvic floor syndrome. Large bowel outlet obstruction caused by pelvic floor dysfunction: a radiological study.},
  author={Han C. Kuijpers and Gijs Bleijenberg and H de Morree},
  journal={International journal of colorectal disease},
  year={1986},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={44-8}
}
To determine whether a persistent contraction of the pelvic floor muscle during straining, as observed in constipated patients during defaecography, was due to a conscious action of the patients or really represented a functional disorder, segmental colonic transit studies were performed in 24 patients in whom the diagnosis spastic pelvic floor syndrome was made. Abnormal segmental transit indicating outlet obstruction occurred in 92% of the patients. Four different types of segmental transit… CONTINUE READING