Female pelvic floor dysfunctions form an extensive, if well hidden problem. Urinary incontinence is perhaps the best known of these dysfunctions but prolapses, faecal incontinence and pelvic pain affect a significant number of women. Even with urinary incontinence, the conventional approaches leave many bladder conditions deemed as ‘incurable.


Pelvic Floor Faecal Incontinence Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Uterosacral Ligament Suspensory Ligament 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Petros
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  1. 1.Royal Perth Hospital and University of Western AustraliaPerthAustralia

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