"Pelvic Floor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Soft tissue formed mainly by the pelvic diaphragm, which is composed of the two levator ani and two coccygeus muscles. The pelvic diaphragm lies just below the pelvic aperture (outlet) and separates the pelvic cavity from the PERINEUM. It extends between the PUBIC BONE anteriorly and the COCCYX posteriorly.
- Pelvic Floor
- Floor, Pelvic
- Pelvic Diaphragm
- Diaphragm, Pelvic
- Diaphragms, Pelvic
- Pelvic Diaphragms
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pelvic Floor" by people in Profiles.
Training of Physical Therapists in Pelvic Floor Techniques: Is Care Available in the Rural Midwest? S D Med. 2022 Aug; 75(8):348-353.
Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training with a Motion-based Digital Therapeutic Device versus Pelvic Floor Muscle Training Alone for Treatment of Stress-predominant Urinary Incontinence. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2022 01 01; 28(1):1-6.
Ultrasonographic Imaging of the Pelvic Floor. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2021 Sep; 48(3):617-637.
Consensus Definitions and Interpretation Templates for Fluoroscopic Imaging of Defecatory Pelvic Floor Disorders : Proceedings of the Consensus Meeting of the Pelvic Floor Consortium of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Society of Abdominal Radiology, the International Continence Society, the American Urogynecologic Society, the International Urogynecological Association, and the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. Tech Coloproctol. 2021 01; 25(1):3-17.
Increasing Age Is a Risk Factor for Decreased Postpartum Pelvic Floor Strength. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Mar/Apr; 23(2):136-140.
New Measures for Predicting Birth-Related Pelvic Floor Trauma. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 Sep-Oct; 22(5):292-6.
Variability of the pubic arch architecture and its influence on the minimal levator hiatus area. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016 Aug; 134(2):217-20.
Ultrasound Imaging of the Pelvic Floor. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2016 Mar; 43(1):141-53.
How does 3D endovaginal ultrasound compare to magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of levator ani anatomy? Neurourol Urodyn. 2017 02; 36(2):409-413.
Characteristics associated with pelvic organ prolapse in women with significant levator ani muscle deficiency. Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Feb; 27(2):261-7.