Pelvic floor trauma following vaginal delivery.

@article{Dietz2006PelvicFT,
  title={Pelvic floor trauma following vaginal delivery.},
  author={Hans Peter Dietz},
  journal={Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={528-37}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Recent years have seen a steady increase in the information available regarding pelvic floor trauma in childbirth. A review of this information is timely in view of the ongoing discussion concerning elective caesarean section. RECENT FINDINGS In addition to older evidence regarding pudendal nerve injury, it has recently been shown that inferior aspects of the levator ani and fascial pelvic organ supports such as the rectovaginal septum can be disrupted in childbirth. Such… CONTINUE READING

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