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The healing of the postpartum perineum cannot always be effected efficiently

The healing of the postpartum perineum cannot always be effected efficiently

There are a number of risk factors that delay the healing of perineal ruptures resulting from vaginal births, according to a study from the University of Michigan.

There are a number of risk factors that delay the healing of perineal ruptures resulting from vaginal births, according to a study from the University of Michigan.
"Unfortunately, a number of risk factors cannot be eliminated," said Dr. Mark C. Chames. "Two of the most important risk factors that can be removed are vaginal delivery aided - such as with forceps or with vacuum and episiotomy, together the two factors play an important role in healing our patients, "added the doctor. Vaginal birth is a protective factor and the most important risk factor was the assisted vaginal delivery associated with the mediolateral episiotomy.


However, a question was raised, Dr. Chames concluded. so far routine. "
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June 25, 2007