The urethra and its supporting structures in women with stress urinary incontinence: MR imaging using an endovaginal coil.

@article{Kim2003TheUA,
  title={The urethra and its supporting structures in women with stress urinary incontinence: MR imaging using an endovaginal coil.},
  author={Jeong Kon Kim and Yong Jae Kim and Myoung Soo Choo and Kyoung-Sik Cho},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2003},
  volume={180 4},
  pages={1037-44}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the urethra and its supporting structures in patients with stress urinary incontinence using MR imaging with an endovaginal coil. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We reviewed MR images obtained using an endovaginal coil in 63 patients with stress urinary incontinence and in 16 continent women. We compared the two groups for the thickness of the striated muscle, smooth muscle, and mucosa-submucosa of the urethra; degree of asymmetry of the puborectalis… CONTINUE READING

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