Association and Outcome of the Primary Repair of Obstetric Perineal Injuries

Authors

  • Naseem Saba
  • Anwar Sultana
  • Mehnaz Afridi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v14i3.47

Abstract

Objectives: To study the association and outcome of the primary repair obstetric perineal injures.

Design:  Cross sectional study.

Methods:  Patients presenting with third and fourth degree tears were included, factors associated with injures were studied. Primary repair was performed and outcome was looked after three months of repair.

Results:  Sixty Four (64) patients were studied in 18 months 59% were having their first pregnancy. Instrumental deliveries an macrosomia are strong associations. Primary repair with end to end approximation was done which was successful.

Conclusion:  Prevention is important Mediolateral episiotomy and skill of instrumental deliveries can minimize the risk of obstetrics perineal injures.

Key Words:  erineal tears, feacal incontinence, instrumental deliveries, mediolateral episiotomy.

Published

2010-04-01

How to Cite

Saba, N., Sultana, A., & Afridi, M. (2010). Association and Outcome of the Primary Repair of Obstetric Perineal Injuries. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 14(3), 106. https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v14i3.47

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