Early repair of episiotomy dehiscence

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  • Early repair of episiotomy dehiscence was performed in 22 women with an initial fourth-degree episiotomy, four with third-degree episiotomy, and five with a mediolateral episiotomy. Early complications were limited to development of a pinpoint rectovaginal fistula in two women, both subsequently repaired by a rectal mucosal flap procedure. of the 27 women now 1 year or more post-repair, all are completely continent and report resumption of normal coital activity. © 1990 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
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  • Hankins GDV; Hauth JC; Gilstrap LC; Hammond TL; Yeomans ER; Snyder RR
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  • 48
  • End Page

  • 51
  • Volume

  • 75
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  • 1