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OBJECTIVES To assess risk factors and outcome of different grades of obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS) after primary repair, and to assess the relationship between outcome of anal sphincter defects as diagnosed by endoanal ultrasound. METHODS We included 531 consecutive women (of which eight were tertiary referrals) who had sustained OASIS,(More)
AIM To determine the accuracy and predictive value of transperineal (TPU) and endovaginal ultrasound (EVU) in the detection of anal sphincter defects in women with obstetric anal sphincter injuries and/or postpartum symptoms of faecal incontinence. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and sixty-five women were recruited, four women were excluded as they were(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether the current condition-specific sexual function questionnaire provides full insight into sexual function following pelvic floor surgery. DESIGN Prospective, mixed quantitative and qualitative study. SETTING Urogynaecology clinic in a large university hospital. POPULATION Thirty-seven women undergoing surgery for pelvic organ(More)
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