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Impact of Rectal Gel on MR Defecography

Background: Obstructed defecation includes many disorders of the pelvic floor resulting in constipation. This may be evaluated by magnetic resonance (MR) defecography. Objective: To determine whether rectal gel improves evaluation of pelvic floor organs at MR defecography. Design: Prospective study. Participants: 76 females with obstructed defecation who underwent MR defecography. Methods: Each patient underwent MR defecography while straining without rectal gel. Next, rectal gel w more...
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