A Comparative Study of Two Different Methods for Episiotomy Repair
Kerbala Journal of Medicine,
Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 280-288
Abstractobjective: To evaluate the effectiveness of using (vicryl) thread material by subcuticular technique for repair of episiotomy and compare it with the standard method that use (catgut) by interrupted mattress technique. Design: A
Karbala J. Med. Vol.2, No.4,5 July 2008
randomized controlled study based in hospital.
Setting: Labour ward at AL-Zahraa maternity & pediatric teaching hospital at AL-Najaf city.
Population: 300 women who have undergo vaginal delivery with episiotomy.
• The study was conducted at maternity and pediatric hospital in Al-Najaf city from the first of march 2005 to the end of January 2006 .
• The study included women attending labour ward in the hospital for vaginal delivery with episiotomy (total no. 300 women)
• Women with the following criteria were excluded from this study :
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