Anal incontinence and quality of life following obstetric anal sphincter injury

@article{Kumar2011AnalIA,
  title={Anal incontinence and quality of life following obstetric anal sphincter injury},
  author={Ranitha Kumar},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={285},
  pages={591-597}
}
The objective of our study was to identify the number of women who have long-term ano-rectal symptoms following primary repair of obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASI) and the effect on their quality of life. We also wished to determine the impact of the injury on decision for future pregnancies and mode of delivery in subsequent pregnancies. A cohort of women who sustained OASI in 2004 in Ninewells Hospital were contacted (minimum 4 years post-repair). They were sent a questionnaire about… CONTINUE READING
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