oa South African Medical Journal - Anchoring mechanisms of the ano-rectial region - Part II

Volume 41, Issue 44
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



An illustrated review is presented of the ways in which the ano-rectal region is tethered to its surroundings by fibrous, fascial and muscular connections, and evidence is given of the remarkable interlacing of these elements to produce a stable pelvic floor.

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