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… (More)
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2009
2009
This study seeks to assess the effects of forceps-assisted delivery on the levator hiatus. Seventy-six women were investigated 12… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND To compare levator ani defects and pelvic floor function among women with prolapse and controls. METHODS Levator ani… (More)
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2007
2007
In a retrospective study investigating the relationship between levator avulsion and clinical grading of levator ani muscle… (More)
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2006
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2006
OBJECTIVE To identify obstetric factors associated with development of levator ani injury after vaginal birth. METHODS Magnetic… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECTIVE Until recently, magnetic resonance was the only imaging method capable of assessing the levator ani in vivo. Three… (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
2003
OBJECTIVE The study was undertaken to identify the morphologic changes in the levator ani in different grades of prolapse by… (More)
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2000
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2000
Di(n-butyl) phthalate (DBP) is a commercially important plasticizer and ubiquitous environmental contaminant. Since previous… (More)
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1999
1999
Our aim was to quantify the changes that occur in the levator ani muscles (LA) after vaginal delivery using magnetic resonance… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
A new technique for the sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoretic separation of rat skeletal muscle myosin heavy… (More)
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