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    • Impact of selective vs routine midline episiotomy and lacerations of the anal sphincter 

      Schneider, Samanta; Perez, Amanda Vilaverde; Silva, Nadine Morais da; Ferreira, Charles Francisco; Grossi, Fernanda Santos; Silva, Mariana Sbaraini da; Costa, Sergio Hofmeister de Almeida Martins; Vettorazzi, Janete; Valério, Edimárlei Gonsales (2019) [Journal article]
      Introduction: Obstetric anal sphincter tear (OAST) is associated with anal incontinence. Episiotomy was proposed as a form of protection of the anal sphincter at delivery; however, several studies have shown that routine ...