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Long-term consequences of vaginal delivery on the pelvic floor. A comparison with caesarean section in one-para women


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Title: Long-term consequences of vaginal delivery on the pelvic floor. A comparison with caesarean section in one-para women
Authors: Gyhagen, Maria
E-mail: maria.gyhagen@vgregion.se
mariagyh@hotmail.com
Issue Date: 9-Jan-2013
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Parts of work: I. The prevalence of urinary incontinence 20 years after childbirth: a national cohort study in singleton primiparae after vaginal or caesarean delivery. Gyhagen, M. Bullarbo, M. Nielsen, T.Milsom
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II. Prevalence and risk factors for pelvic organ prolapse 20 years after childbirth: a national cohort study in singleton primiparae after vaginal or caesarean delivery. Gyhagen, M. Bullarbo, M.Nielsen, T.Milsom
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III. A comparison of the long-term consequences of vaginal delivery versus caesarean section on the prevalence, severity and bothersomeness of urinary incontinence subtypes. Gyhagen M, Bullarbo M, Nielsen TF, Milsom I. (Submitted).

IV. Cesarean section and episiotomy during vaginal delivery protect women from fecal incontinence in later life. Gyhagen M, Bullarbo M, Nielsen TF, Milsom I. (Submitted).
Date of Defence: 2013-01-25
Disputation: Fredagen den 25 januari 2013, kl. 9.00, Kvinnoklinikens aula, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Östra, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: urinary incontinence
pelvic organ prolapse
fecal incontinence
vaginal delivery
caesarean section
BMI
epidemiology
subtypes
bothersome
severity
anal incontinence
episiotomy
perineal tear
Abstract: Abstract Long-term consequences of vaginal delivery on the pelvic floor: A comparison with caesarean section in one-parae women Urinary incontinence (UI), symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse (sPOP), and faecal and anal incontinence (FI and AI) are the three major sequelae of childbirth. It has as yet not been finally settled whether in the long term vaginal delivery (VD) is detrimental to pelvic floor function in comparison to caesarean section (CS). The aim of this thesis was to study the... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8594-6
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/31701
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