episiotomy


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episiotomy

surgical incision into the perineum during the late stages of labour to prevent its laceration during childbirth and to make delivery easier

episiotomy

[ə‚pēz·ē′äd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Medial or lateral incision of the vulva during childbirth, to avoid undue laceration.
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Infection from an episiotomy is extremely rare," Dr.
These illustrate how the organisation of maternity services in the public and private sectors influences the quality of obstetric care, leading to high rates of unnecessary caesarean section and episiotomy.
A second study presented at the meeting found similar risk factors at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, where episiotomy and operative vaginal delivery rates are 5%-25% lower than national rates.
Patient access to individual doctors' rates of cesarean section, early elective delivery, and episiotomy is likely to come in the future, Dr.
Episiotomy is a surgical incision made into the perineum--the region between the vagina and the anus--to widen the vaginal opening for delivery.
Excluding those who had Caesarean operations, 38 per cent of women in the West Midlands reported having undergone an episiotomy during labour.
Supply of Episiotomy Scissors (reusable or single use) which optimises compliance with the following NICE guidelines CG190 Published date: December 2014 on Intrapartum care: care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth);If an episiotomy is performed the recommended technique is a mediolateral episiotomy originating at the vaginal fourchette and usually directed to the right side.
In this collection of 51 papers, accompanied by sets of questions and answers, contributors address anatomy, function and physiology, epidemiology, pelvic organ prolapse (POP), evaluation of urinary incontinence and bladder filling, urethrocystiscopy, conservative and surgical management of urinary incontinence and POP, surgical management of vaginal wall prolapse, fecal incontinence, changes in pregnancy, episiotomy, the effects of cancer and injuries during surgery, the effects of estrogen, congenital abnormalities, medications, absorbing products, the effects of multiple sclerosis, sexual dysfunction and subspecialty fellowships.
In fact, routine episiotomy has not been found to improve maternal or newborn outcomes, but is linked to pain, pelvic floor injury and sexual dysfunction.
If, however, the pelvic floor is unable to stretch, the woman could experience tears or an episiotomy, which once healed result in scar tissue that could be a potential source of weakness and/ or pain.
It is very common to experience discomfort or pain when you go to the toilet in the first week or two after having a baby, especially if you have had an episiotomy.
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