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Risk factors for anal sphincter tears: the importance of maternal position at birth.

Authors
  • Gottvall, K1
  • Allebeck, P
  • Ekéus, C
  • 1 Department of Women and Child Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. [email protected] , (Sweden)
Type
Published Article
Journal
BJOG An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2007
Volume
114
Issue
10
Pages
1266–1272
Identifiers
PMID: 17877679
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Lithotomy and squatting position at birth were associated with an increased risk for AST also after control for other risk factors.

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