Muscle of pelvic diaphragm

Known as: floor muscles pelvic, Pelvic diaphragm muscle, Muscle of pelvic floor 
The muscles, composed of the levator ani and the coccygeus muscles, that create a division between the pelvic cavity and the perineal region.

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1972-2018
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To estimate whether botulinum toxin type A is more effective than placebo at reducing pain and pelvic floor pressure in… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Bert Messelink,* Thomas Benson, Bary Berghmans, Kari B , Jacques Corcos, Clare Fowler, Jo Laycock, Peter Huat-Chye Lim, Rik van… (More)
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2004
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2004
OBJECTIVE To develop a three-dimensional computer model to predict levator ani muscle stretch during vaginal birth. METHODS… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence and severity of urinary incontinence in the 12-month postpartum period and to relate this… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Pelvic floor muscle exercises prescribed for the treatment of incontinence commonly emphasize concurrent relaxation of the… (More)
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2002
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2002
CONTEXT Previous research on urge urinary incontinence has demonstrated that multicomponent behavioral training with biofeedback… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to study the prevalence of genital prolapse and possible related factors in a general population of… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To assess changes in urethral movement during the Valsalva maneuver and pelvic floor muscle contraction following… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The aim of the present study was to describe co-activity patterns of the striated urethral wall muscle and the pelvic floor… (More)
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