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pelviperineology. 2019; 38(1): 27-27 | DOI: 10.34057/PPj.2019.38.01.006

External urethral sphincter Original section by Salvador Gil Vernet, 1942

JOSE MARIA GIL-VERNET VILA1
1Emeritus Professor of Urology, University of Barcelona, Spain

In the 1940s, Salvador Gil Vernet provided the first description of the external urethral sphincter as a vertically arranged tubular structure, refuting the existence of a plate of muscle arranged transversely between the two ischiopubic rami. An error that was established in atlases and anatomy textbooks until the end of the twentieth century.


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GIL-VERNET VILA J. External urethral sphincter Original section by Salvador Gil Vernet, 1942. 2019; 38(1): 27-27

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