[Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging in pelvic floor dysfunction]


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[Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging in pelvic floor dysfunction]
Klappenbach R, Bardach A, Pichon-Riviere A, Augustovski F, García Martí S, Alcaraz A, Ciapponi A, López A, Rey-Ares L
 
 

Record Status

This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database.

Citation

Klappenbach R, Bardach A, Pichon-Riviere A, Augustovski F, García Martí S, Alcaraz A, Ciapponi A, López A, Rey-Ares L. [Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging in pelvic floor dysfunction] Buenos Aires: Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy (IECS). Documentos de Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias, Informe de Respuesta Rapida No 511. 2017

Authors’ conclusions

Evidence of very low quality shows that dynamic magnetic resonance imaging is similar or inferior to videodefecography, urodynamic testing or other diagnostic methods used in pelvic floor dysfunction disorders. The clinical practice guidelines consulted limit its use mainly to posterior or middle compartment disorders; however its superiority to other imaging procedures such as videodefecography could not be determined. Some American health sponsors cover this technology for complex cases, mainly recurrent prolapses or during preoperative assessment.

Final publication URL

www.iecs.org.ar

Indexing Status

Subject indexing assigned by CRD

MeSH

Humans; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Pelvic Floor; Pelvic Floor Disorders

Language Published

Spanish

Country of organisation

Argentina

English summary

There is no English language summary available.

Address for correspondence

Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Viamonte 2146 – 3 Piso, C1056ABH Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina Tel: +54 11 49 66 00 82 Fax:+54 11 49 53 40 58 Email: info@iecs.org.ar

AccessionNumber

32017000276

Date abstract record published

13/06/2017