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Use of endoanal ultrasound for reducing the risk of complications related to anal sphincter injury after vaginal birth

  1. Kate A Walsh1,*,
  2. Rosalie M Grivell2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 15 NOV 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010826


How to Cite

Walsh KA, Grivell RM. Use of endoanal ultrasound for reducing the risk of complications related to anal sphincter injury after vaginal birth (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010826. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010826.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Women's and Childrens Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, SA, Australia

  2. 2

    The University of Adelaide, Women's and Children's Hospital, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, Australia

*Kate A Walsh, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Women's and Childrens Hospital, 55 King William Road, North Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, 5006, Australia. katewalsh01@gmail.com. kwalsh04@health.sa.gov.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 15 NOV 2013

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the role of EAUS in:

  1. the detection of OASIS in the immediate postpartum period following vaginal birth;
  2. reducing the risk of associated maternal complications related to OASIS.