Intervention Review

Absorbable suture materials for primary repair of episiotomy and second degree tears

  1. Christine Kettle1,*,
  2. Therese Dowswell2,
  3. Khaled MK Ismail3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 16 JUN 2010

Assessed as up-to-date: 29 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000006.pub2

How to Cite

Kettle C, Dowswell T, Ismail KMK. Absorbable suture materials for primary repair of episiotomy and second degree tears. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD000006. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000006.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Maternity Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK

  2. 2

    The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, Division of Perinatal and Reproductive Medicine, Liverpool, UK

  3. 3

    Keele University Medical School, Institute of Science and Technology in Medicine, Keele, Staffordshire, UK

*Christine Kettle, Maternity Centre, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, City General Site, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 6QG, UK. christine.kettle@uhns.nhs.uk. chrisk16@tiscali.co.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (conclusions changed)
  2. Published Online: 16 JUN 2010

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