Episiotomy

Known as: Episiotomies, Women's Health: Episiotomy 
A surgical widening of the introitus by cutting into the musculature of the maternal perineum with a linear midline or oblique incision so as to… (More)

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1937-2018
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVE To analyse the significance of risk factors and the role of episiotomy in preventing obstetric anal sphincter injury at… (More)
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2008
2008
AIM To investigate the quality of women's sex life 12-18 months after first, episiotomy-assisted childbirth and risk factors for… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE Mediolateral episiotomy is associated with lower rates of significant perineal tears than midline episiotomy. However… (More)
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2005
2005
UNLABELLED Episiotomy, the unkindest cut of all, persists despite clinical practice guidelines recommending its restrictive use… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the clinical factors that contribute to posterior perineal laceration length… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relation between midline episiotomy and postpartum anal incontinence. DESIGN Retrospective cohort… (More)
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1997
1997
OBJECTIVE To determine risk factors for third degree obstetric perineal tears and to give recommendations for prevention… (More)
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1994
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1994
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to compare consequences for women of receiving versus not receiving median episiotomy early and 3… (More)
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1992
1992
OBJECTIVE To compare the outcomes of the current practice of liberally or routinely employing episiotomy to prevent perineal… (More)
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1980
1980
A randomised prospective study of 407 primiparous patients compared the consequences of midline and mediolateral episiotomies… (More)
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