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Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Defecography

  • Alice Brandão

Abstract

Defecography by magnetic resonance imaging is an accurate method for evaluating morphology and function of the anorectal and pelvic muscles and organs. The dynamics of the pelvic floor may be evaluated in multiple compartments in high-resolution images and video mode, and the diseases affecting the evacuation mechanism may be identified.

Keywords

Pelvic Floor Anal Canal Rectal Wall Valsalva Maneuver Dynamic Magnetic Resonance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alice Brandão
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  1. 1.Clínica RadiológicaLuiz Felippe MattosoRio de Janeiro, RJBrazil

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