Missing needle during episiotomy repair

Roychowdhury, Joydeb and Samanta, Balaram (2008) Missing needle during episiotomy repair. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Breakage and missing of the episiotomy needle is not uncommon occurrence at the hands of the junior doctors. Retrieving it from deeper tissue planes following its migration can be a challenging task.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Episiotomy, needle, migration
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:5930
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:25 Feb 2008 22:43
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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1. Kettle C, Fenner DE. Repair of episiotomy, first and second degree tears. In Perineal and anal sphincter trauma, Ddiagnosis & clinical management. 2007 Springer London. p20-32

2. Hosli, Tercanli S, Holzgreve W. complications of lost needle after suture of vaginal tear following delivery’. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2000;264:3


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