Intrapartum risk factors for levator trauma.

  title={Intrapartum risk factors for levator trauma.},
  author={Ka Lai Shek and H P Dietz},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={117 12},
OBJECTIVE To determine intrapartum risk factors associated with levator trauma as identified by ultrasound imaging. DESIGN A prospective observational study. SETTING Antenatal clinic of a tertiary hospital between May 2005 and February 2008. POPULATION Nulliparous women (n=488) in their first ongoing pregnancy. METHODS An interview and four-dimensional translabial ultrasound was carried out between 36 and 38 weeks and again 3-4 months after delivery. Obstetric data were collected from… CONTINUE READING
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