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Concept of the Pelvic Floor as a Unit

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The Cleveland Clinic pelvic floor dysfunction team approach is based on a close and cooperative relationship between clinicians of the various disciplines involved in the management of pelvic floor dysfunction. Ultimately, the patient benefits from these cooperative efforts, because serial surgeries are avoided. We hope to be able to demonstrate that outcomes are improved, especially on a long-term basis. We encourage other clinicians to adopt our philosophy and team approach, and welcome any visitors to our institutions as observers or research fellows.


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Davila, G.W. (2006). Concept of the Pelvic Floor as a Unit. In: Davila, G.W., Ghoniem, G.M., Wexner, S.D. (eds) Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. Springer, London.

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