Volume 27, Issue 3

September 2008
(1) Editorial, (1) Foreword, (2) Summary, (10) Original Article, (2) Commentary, (1) Original Study, (1) Conclusion

Editorial

A NEW THEORY OF ANO-RECTAL FUNCTION
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 0-0

Summary

The Musculo-Elastic Theory of anorectal function and dysfunction in the female
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 88-88
The Musculo-Elastic Theory for anorectal function and dysfunction in the female
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
  • BYRON KAKULAS
  • IAN W. HOCKING
  • PETER RICHARDSON
  • BURGHARD ABENDSTEIN
  • CHRISTINA BRUGGER
  • ANTON FURTSCHEGGER
  • MICHAEL RIEGER
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 106-106

Original Article

The Musculo-Elastic Theory of anorectal function and dysfunction
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 88-93
Experimental Study No. 1: Directional muscle forces activate anorectal continence and defecation in the female
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 94-97
Experimental Study No. 2: A direct test for the role of the pubourethral ligament in anorectal closure
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 98-98
Study No. 3: Reflex contraction of the levator plate increases intra-anal pressure, validating its role in continence
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 99-99
Experimental Study No. 4: Abdominal pressure increase during anorectal closure is secondary to striated pelvic muscle contraction
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 100-101
Experimental Study No. 5: A prospective endoanal ultrasound study suggests that internal anal sphincter damage is unlikely to be a major cause of fecal incontinence
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 102-102
Experimental Study No. 8: Stress urinary incontinence results from muscle weakness and ligamentous laxity in the pelvic floor
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
  • BYRON KAKULAS
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 107-109
Study No. 10: Fecal incontinence cure by surgical reinforcement of the pelvic ligaments suggests a connective tissue aetiology
  • PETER PETROS
  • PETER RICHARDSON
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 111-113
Study No. 11: Ligamentous repair using the Tissue Fixation System confirms a causal link between damaged suspensory ligaments and urinary and fecal incontinence
  • BURGHARD ABENDSTEIN
  • PETER PETROS
  • PETER RICHARDSON
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 114-117
Study No. 12: Role of the uterosacral ligaments in the causation of rectal intussusception, abnormal bowel emptying, and fecal incontinence. A prospective study
  • BURGHARD ABENDSTEIN
  • CHRISTINA BRUGGER
  • ANTON FURTSCHEGGER
  • MICHAEL RIEGER
  • PETER PETROS
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 118-121

Conclusion

Conclusions and future directions
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 122-122

Foreword

A Musculo-Elastic Theory of anorectal function and dysfunction in the female
  • PETER PETROS
  • MICHAEL SWASH
Pelviperineology 2008; 27: 86-87