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Common Urological Problems

Pelvic Floor

Musculature and Fasciae of the Pelvis

The striated musculature of the pelvic floor provides dynamic support for the visceral contents of the abdominopelvic cavity. The pelvic floor consists of the pelvic diaphragm and the perineal membrane, which are described separately (Fig. 3) (3). The pelvic diaphragm refers to the levator ani group (LAG), the coccygeus muscles, and the associated… Musculature and Fasciae of the Pelvis   



Perineum

The anatomic boundaries of the perineum are the pubis, thighs, and buttocks and can be divided into an anterior urogenital and a posterior anal triangle by drawing a line between the ischial tuberosities (Fig. 3) (7).

The perineal body is a tendinous structure in the midline of the perineum between the anus… Perineum   



Behavioral Therapies Ease Incontinence for Men After Prostate Cancer Surgery

Behavioral therapies such as pelvic-floor-muscle training and bladder-control strategies can reduce incontinence episodes by more than 50 percent in men following prostate-cancer surgery, according to new research from the Center for Aging at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Birmingham/Atlanta Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center. The findings, published in… Behavioral Therapies Ease Incontinence for Men After Prostate Cancer Surgery   



New Website Promotes Bladder Health

The National Association For Continence (NAFC) announces its launch today of a new website in support of its Bladder Health Awareness campaign. This NAFC hosted website will focus on educating the public about bladder health, with all activities channeled in a countdown to National Bladder Health Week, November 14-18. The website can be accessed… New Website Promotes Bladder Health   



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