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Episiotomy

An incision of the posterior vaginal wall and a portion of the pudenda which enlarges the vaginal introitus to facilitate delivery and prevent lacerations.
Also Known As:
Episiotomies
Networked: 1049 relevant articles (47 outcomes, 134 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Heinonen, Seppo: 6 articles (01/2014 - 01/2009)
2. Räisänen, Sari: 5 articles (01/2014 - 06/2010)
3. Vehviläinen-Julkunen, Katri: 5 articles (04/2012 - 01/2009)
4. Dandolu, Vani: 5 articles (11/2006 - 04/2005)
5. Laine, Katariina: 4 articles (12/2014 - 03/2011)
6. Gissler, Mika: 4 articles (01/2014 - 01/2009)
7. Kalis, V: 4 articles (08/2012 - 01/2005)
8. Belizán, José M: 4 articles (06/2009 - 02/2005)
9. Weber, Anne M: 4 articles (09/2007 - 01/2004)
10. Hernandez, Enrique: 4 articles (10/2006 - 04/2005)

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Lacerations
3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
4. Rupture
5. Urinary Incontinence

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)
2. Ibuprofen (Motrin)
3. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
4. Codeine (Codeine Phosphate)
5. Indomethacin (Indometacin)
6. Diclofenac (SR 38)
7. Diflunisal (Dolobid)
8. Dextropropoxyphene (Darvon)
9. Dipyrone (Metamizole)
10. Analgesics (Analgesic Drugs)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
2. Analgesia
3. Sutures (Suture)
4. Surgical Instruments (Clip)
5. Nerve Block (Nerve Blocks)