Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 20th, 2006
"Anal incontinence is an embarrassing condition that is largely underreported. Obstetric anal sphincter injuries are the major etiological factor. Recognition of risk factors may minimize the development of sphincter injuries," scientists in England proposed.
"The objective of this study" by V. Andrews and colleagues, Mayday University Hospital in Croydon "was to identify risk factors for sphincter injuries and measure dimensions of mediolateral episiotomies. Women expecting their first vaginal delivery were invited to participate, and an experienced research...
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