The present study showed that scarred episiotomies with depth > 16 mm, length > 17 mm, incision point > 9 mm lateral of midpoint and angle range 30-60° are significantly associated with less risk of OASIS. Shrinkage of tissue must be considered.
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
The Norwegian Continence and Pelvic Floor Centre, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway. mona.stedenfeldt [at] unn.no
BJOG. 2012 May;119(6):724-30
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