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Structure of levator ani muscle

Known as: MUSCLE, LEVATOR ANI, Levator ani, ani levator 
A broad, thin muscle originating form the posterior side of the pubis body, spine of the ischium, and pelvic fascia between the pubis and ischium on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The levator ani muscles are critical for providing upward support to the pelvic organs and minimizing the load on the connective… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
  • Hans Peter Dietz
  • Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the…
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 31696129
OBJECTIVES Morphological abnormalities of the levator ani are found in a significant minority of women presenting with symptoms… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND To compare levator ani defects and pelvic floor function among women with prolapse and controls. METHODS Levator ani… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To identify obstetric factors associated with development of levator ani injury after vaginal birth. METHODS Magnetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES While morphological abnormalities of the pubovisceral muscle have been described on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To date, the evidence on pelvic floor injury in labor remains sketchy due to a lack of prospective studies comparing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Until recently, magnetic resonance was the only imaging method capable of assessing the levator ani in vivo. Three… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To develop a three-dimensional computer model to predict levator ani muscle stretch during vaginal birth. METHODS… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify imaging markers for genuine stress incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A new technique for the sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoretic separation of rat skeletal muscle myosin heavy… Expand
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