sphincter muscle

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The second option is to preserve the fistula at the vaginal site and leave an approximately 10-cm distal stump as a neovagina and to pull the proximal colon through the sphincter muscle complex as the neo-anorectum (1,3,6).
To keep the acidic stomach contents away from its delicate tissue, the esophagus relies only on gravity and a sphincter muscle at the lower end.
GENETIC WEAKNESSES: Genetic predisposition can account for weakness in the collagen tissues supporting the bladder within the pelvis and poor sphincter muscle tone, resulting in incontinence.
MRI imaging study showed poor Sphincter muscle development in 15 high ARA, fair in 7 (high ARA-5, intermediate-1, low-1) and good in 10 patients (low ARA-9, intermediate-1) (Table 2).
This causes the lower esophageal sphincter muscle, which connects your esophagus to your stomach, to slow down.
Heartburn Heartburn is a common symptom that affects the majority of pregnant women because of the increase in the secretion of progesterone, which causes the sphincter muscle to relax.
To assess the strength of the sphincter muscle, ask the patient to tighten his or her rectum around your finger.
Abdominoperineal resection is most appropriate for patients who are already incontinent with large bulky tumors extending into the sphincter muscle.
After receiving radiation and chemotherapy, the patient underwent abdominoperineal resection with removal of the sphincter muscle, resulting in a permanent colostomy.
Surgery typically involves cutting a small part of the anal sphincter muscle to prevent spasms.
Often, obstetricians try to ensure that the knots are buried within the body of the external anal sphincter muscle, rather than on the surface of the fascial sheath of the sphincter.
Biofeedback techniques may help you to gain control over your bladder and pelvic muscles and to strengthen the sphincter muscle.
But in this neurogenic disorder, the urethral sphincter muscle, instead of relaxing completely during voiding, dyssynergically contracts causing the flow to be interrupted and the bladder pressure to rise (Corcos et al.
Nevertheless they were able to induce regeneration of the mouse's own urethral sphincter muscle.
These include loss of muscle tone of the sphincter muscle of the oesophagus, hairball obstruction, intestinal parasites, gastric ulcers, etc.
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