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Abstract #5140

A static MR follow-up study of injured levator ani muscle recovery

yujiao zhao1, wen shen2, and zhizheng zhuo3

1radiology, Tianjin first center hospital, china, tianjin, china, China, 2tianjin first center hospital, tianjin, China, 3Philips Healthcare, Beijing, China

The abnormal structure or function of Levator ani muscle(LAM) is the basis for pelvic floor dysfunction disease. Our study is to assess the recovery of injured LAM resulting from vaginal delivery by using static MRI.The primiparas who presented LAM injury at six weeks after delivery were brought into MRI follow-up study(reviewed at three months and six months).54 pubovisceralis injury with edema in a bilateral summary, there was significant difference among different postpartum time points. To summarise, the injured LAM has the ability to recover after delivery. LAM edema may exaggerate the true severity and extent of LAM injury.

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