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  • Online publication date: November 2017

Chapter 65 - Perineal Repair and Pelvic Floor Injury

from Section 6 - Late Prenatal – Obstetric Problems

Summary

The need for perineal repair after childbirth affects millions of women worldwide. In the United Kingdom, approximately 85% of women sustain some form of perineal trauma during vaginal delivery, and 69% of these will require stitches.