Prevalence and associated risk factors of urinary incontinence and dyspareunia during pregnancy and after delivery

ConclusionKnowing which factors are associated with the manifestation of SUI and dyspareunia in women after delivery is useful for identifying susceptible or "at risk" patients. These variables should be included in the clinical history of every pregnant woman.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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ConclusionWarm compresses applied during the second stage of labor increase the incidence of intact perineum and lower the risk of episiotomy and severe perineal trauma.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionsVBAC does not confer an increased risk of OASI after a first delivery by caesarean section when compared with nulliparous women. The rate of successful VBAC may be contributory and suggests that the risk conferred by VBAC may be unit-specific. Unit and national-level audit is necessary to investigate this risk further.
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionsPrenatal EMG may be used to predict the impact of right-sided mediolateral episiotomy on EAS and perhaps also function following delivery.
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
EFFECT OF DELIVERY AND EPISIOTOMY ON THE EMERGENCE OF URINARY INCONTINENCE IN WOMEN: REVIEW OF LITERATURE. Acta Clin Croat. 2016 12;55(4):615-24 Authors: Živković K, Živković N, Župić T, Hodžić D, Mandić V, Orešković S Abstract Episiotomy is obstetric procedure during which the incision extends the vestibule of the vagina during the second stage of labor. Episiotomy was extensively spread with gradual increase of rates in the first half of the 20th century and was performed medio-laterally in all nulliparous women with the idea to protect fetal head from trauma and pelvic floor from in...
Source: Acta Clinica Croatica - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Clin Croat Source Type: research
ConclusionSome combinations of delivery parameters and neonatal parameters seem to act together and may increase the risk of incidence of urinary incontinence six months postpartum in a synergetic way.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research
ConclusionSome combinations of delivery parameters and neonatal parameters seem to act together and may increase the risk of incidence of urinary incontinence 6 months postpartum in a synergetic way.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research
Conclusion Endo-anal sonography might be a good screening tool for early detection of postpartum anal sphincter damages. However, further prospective cost benefit studies should be performed to propose it as a standard of care.
Source: Journal of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: In women where no instrumental delivery is intended, selective episiotomy policies result in fewer women with severe perineal/vaginal trauma. Other findings, both in the short or long term, provide no clear evidence that selective episiotomy policies results in harm to mother or baby.The review thus demonstrates that believing that routine episiotomy reduces perineal/vaginal trauma is not justified by current evidence. Further research in women where instrumental delivery is intended may help clarify if routine episiotomy is useful in this particular group. These trials should use better, standardised outcome ...
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: Journals (General) Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
Conclusion Vaginal delivery is associated with a twofold increased risk of postpartum SUI in primipara women compared with elective cesarean section. Age and birth weight are the main risk factors of postpartum SUI in both modes of delivery. Tool-assisted delivery and episiotomy were determined as the risk factors of postpartum SUI in vaginal delivery.
Source: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association - Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research
Conclusion The findings can assist in identification of pregnant women with a higher risk of OASIS who require special attention at delivery to prevent it. In high risk women EUS is indicated to identify and treat possible OASIS as early as possible in order to prevent anal incontinence.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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