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Anatomy of the Female Pelvis

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The pelvis is a remarkably complex portion of the body, housing crucial elements of the gastrointestinal, reproductive, and genitourinary systems, while also connecting the abdomen to the lower limbs. A thorough understanding of the anatomy of this region is invaluable in considering the presentation, pathophysiology, and treatment of disease in this region of the body. In this chapter, we review the structural elements comprising the pelvis and pelvic floor, as well as the organs that lie within the pelvis; particular focus is given to the spatial and anatomical relationships between these organs, as well as their blood supply, innervation, and embryological origins.

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Funaro, M.G., Bahlani, S. (2020). Anatomy of the Female Pelvis. In: Firoozi, F. (eds) Female Pelvic Surgery. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-28319-3_1

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