Dr. Santoro, Chief of Pelvic Floor Unit at the Treviso Regional Hospital in Italy describes why the complexity of pelvic floor surgery and treatment necessitates a multidisciplinary approach, and explains what kind of evaluation is needed to understand the pelvic floor prior to surgery and treatment.
Dr. Santoro also explains
- The importance of using different ultrasound modalities when assessing the pelvic floor
- Why his unit is trying to use 3D ultrasound as often as possible
- How 3D ultrasound lets him evaluate pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, fascia, and their potential for rehabilitation
- How he uses ultrasound in the operating room
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