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Methods of repair for obstetric anal sphincter injury

  1. Ruwan J Fernando1,*,
  2. Abdul H H Sultan2,
  3. Christine Kettle3,
  4. Ranee Thakar4,
  5. Simon Radley5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 19 JUL 2006

Assessed as up-to-date: 6 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002866.pub2

How to Cite

Fernando RJ, Sultan AHH, Kettle C, Thakar R, Radley S. Methods of repair for obstetric anal sphincter injury. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD002866. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002866.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mayday University Hospital, Department of Urogynaecology, Croydon, Surrey, UK

  2. 2

    Mayday University Hospital NHS Trust, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Thornton Heath, Surrey, UK

  3. 3

    North Staffordshire Hospital NHS Trust, Maternity Hospital, Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK

  4. 4

    Mayday University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Thornton Heath, Surrey, UK

  5. 5

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

*Ruwan J Fernando, Department of Urogynaecology, Mayday University Hospital, Croydon, Surrey, CR7 7YE, UK. ruwanfernando@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 19 JUL 2006

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