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The effects of levator ani muscle (LAM) avulsion after instrumental delivery on the sexual function of patients are currently unknown. Therefore, the objective of our study was to use a validated questionnaire, namely, the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI), to compare the sexual function in patients with and without LAM avulsion after instrumental vaginal delivery.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
To evaluate the intermethod agreement between the tomographic ultrasound imaging (TUI), considered as the gold standard, and the OmniView-VCI in the diagnosis of levator ani muscle (LAM) avulsion and ...
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Levator Ani Muscle (LAM) avulsion occurs in 13-36% of women having their first birth. These damages by palpation and ultrasound of the pelvic floor can be detected. Avulsion of the LAM res...
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