Ultrasound imaging of the pelvic floor. Part II: three-dimensional or volume imaging.

  title={Ultrasound imaging of the pelvic floor. Part II: three-dimensional or volume imaging.},
  author={Hans Peter Dietz},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  volume={23 6},
  • Hans Peter Dietz
  • Published 2004 in
    Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the…
In this second part of a review of pelvic floor ultrasound imaging, current three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound technology and its use for imaging pelvic floor structure and function is described. Recent technical developments enable rapid automated volume acquisition in real time, and currently available transducers designed for abdominal use are well suited for translabial/transperineal imaging. To date, such systems have been used to image the urethra, the levator ani and paravaginal supports… CONTINUE READING
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