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Cinedefecography in Functional Pelvic Floor Disorders

  • Bianca Santoni
  • Steven D. Wexner

Abstract

Cinedefecography is one of the most important exams to be performed in patients with pelvic floor dysfunction. Its popularity has rapidly increased compared with other routine studies for evaluating anorectal disorders, as it is inexpensive and relatively easy to perform. Additionally, it provides dynamic and static images of pelvic-floor structures during rest, squeeze, and evacuation.

Keywords

Pelvic Floor Anal Canal Rectal Wall Anorectal Angle Obstruct Defecation Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bianca Santoni
    • 1
  • Steven D. Wexner
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Colorectal SurgeryCleveland Clinic FloridaWestonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery Division of General SurgeryUniversity of South Florida College of MedicineTampaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Colorectal Surgery Division of Research and EducationCleveland Clinic FloridaWestonUSA

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