Further study is needed to define realistic boundary and loading conditions. The cardinal ligaments of the vagina horizontal connective tissue ground bundle are shown extending from the sides of the vagina to the pelvic wall. These tend to give the vagina its H-shape configuration. This page was printed from: Int J Med Sci ; 9
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Gynaecological and Obstetrical Anatomy. Our knowledge of female pelvic anatomy is based on old descriptions derived from the dissection of a small number of female cadavers. The components contain admixtures of various amounts of striated muscle, smooth muscle, collagen and elastic tissue. This surgical technique is becoming more common for securing the vaginal vault after a hysterectomy and correcting some types of vaginal prolapse such as enteroceles or uterine prolapses. This nerve was named the levator ani nerve. It contains three pairs of hip bones:
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Clinical anatomy is concerned with the anatomic relationships between various structures of the living human organism. The most common exercise for the pelvic floor is called a Kegel exercise. The type of anesthesia given usually depends on the anticipated length of the surgical procedure. These muscles are the pubococcygeus, puborectalis and iliococcygeus. We confirmed that the axis and dimensions of the upper and lower vagina are different data not shown.
Readers Comments 5 Share Your Story. It sends branches to the bulbocavernous muscle. Sometime after birth, the vagina contracts to its normal size. The apex of the perineal body is continuous with the rectovaginal septum the fascia of Denonvilliers , as shown in Fig. A vaginal prolapse occurs when the weight-bearing or stabilizing structures that keep the vagina in place weaken or deteriorate.