Current Concepts in Pelvic Anatomy



Female pelvic anatomy can be a conceptual challenge. Understanding the anatomy helps in identification, assessment, and management of pelvic floor pathology. To those dealing with disorders of the pelvic floor and to the reconstructive pelvic surgeon, knowledge of the functional anatomy is crucial. Apart from the anatomical dissections, various imaging modalities particularly magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have helped in appreciating the relationships and supports of the pelvic organs better. Improved understanding of the pelvic anatomy should make it possible to align anatomy with clinical concepts seamlessly.


Anterior Vaginal Wall Perineal Body Sacrospinous Ligament Ischial Spine Endopelvic Fascia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Reproductive Medicine and Women’s Health, Madras Medical Mission HospitalChennaiIndia

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