Common Tests for the Pelvic Floor
- Disorders of anorectal function are common and have a significant impact on individual’s quality of life.
- Anal manometry allows assessment of anorectal motor and sensory function to delineate contributing factors leading to symptoms of obstructed defecation, anal pain, and fecal incontinence.
- Ultrasound, fluoroscopic defecography, and MR defecography provide anatomic and dynamic assessment and the impact of anatomy on function in evaluating patients with fecal incontinence, obstructed defecation, and pelvic organ prolapse.
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Last updated: January 26, 2022
Thorsen, Amy J, and Leslie Roth. "Common Tests for the Pelvic Floor." ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2022. ASCRS U, www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285053/all/Common_Tests_for_the_Pelvic_Floor.
Thorsen AJ, Roth L. Common Tests for the Pelvic Floor. ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2022. https://www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285053/all/Common_Tests_for_the_Pelvic_Floor. Accessed October 3, 2023.
Thorsen, A. J., & Roth, L. (2022). Common Tests for the Pelvic Floor. In ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery https://www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285053/all/Common_Tests_for_the_Pelvic_Floor
Thorsen AJ, Roth L. Common Tests for the Pelvic Floor [Internet]. In: ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery. ; 2022. [cited 2023 October 03]. Available from: https://www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285053/all/Common_Tests_for_the_Pelvic_Floor.
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