Defecography in Anorectal Functional Disorders

  • P. Mahieu
Conference paper
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)


The proper treatment of functional disorders of rectal evacuation requires that the diagnosis is as accurate as possible. To supplement anamnesis and clinical examination, techniques such as anorectal manometry and electromyography have been developed. Radiology makes its contribution through defecography.


Pelvic Floor Anal Sphincter Anal Canal Rectal Prolapse Rectal Wall 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Mahieu
    • 1
  1. 1.Service de Radiologie et d’Imagerie MédicaleInstitut ChirurgicalBrusselsBelgium

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