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Clinical Anatomy of the Female Pelvis

  • Helga FritschEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

The pelvic floor constitutes the caudal border of the human’s visceral cavity. It is characterized by a complex morphology because different functional systems join here. A clear understanding of the pelvic anatomy is crucial for the diagnosis of female pelvic diseases, for female pelvic surgery, as well as for fundamental mechanisms of urogenital dysfunction and treatment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Clinical and Functional Anatomy, Department of Anatomy, Histology and EmbryologyMedical University of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria

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