volume 292, issue 2, PG565-G571 2007
DOI: 10.1152/ajpgi.00250.2006
View full text
|
|
Share

Abstract: The role of pelvic floor muscle contraction in the genesis of anal canal pressure is not clear. Recent studies have suggested that vaginal distension increases pelvic floor muscle contraction. We studied the effects of vaginal distension on anal canal pressure in 15 nullipara asymptomatic women. Anal pressure, rest, and squeeze were measured using station pull-through manometry techniques with no vaginal probe, a 10-mm vaginal probe, and a 25-mm vaginal probe in place. Rest and squeeze vaginal pressures were s…

Expand abstract

Search citation statements

Order By: Relevance

Paper Sections

0
0
0
0
0

Citation Types

0
17
1

Publication Types

Select...

Relationship

0
0

Authors

Journals