Hege Gjessing

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BACKGROUND Disruption of the anal sphincter occurs in 0.5 to 2.5% of women during delivery. Defects of the sphincter are major causes of fecal incontinence. More than 30% of women who suffer from third degree perineal tears develop incontinence. We sought to determine the incidence of symptoms and injury to the anal sphincter among women who gave birth(More)
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