• Cesarean delivery linked to lower incidence of pelvic floor disorders

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    Compared with spontaneous vaginal delivery, cesarean delivery was associated with a lower hazard for pelvic floor disorders, according to findings recently published in JAMA.
    “Despite recent advances, the biological mechanisms underlying pelvic floor disorders remain uncertain. Epidemiologic studies suggest that pelvic floor disorders are associated with childbirth, because these conditions are strongly associated with parity and are more common after vaginal birth vs. cesarean birth,” Joan L. Blomquist, MD, department of gynecology, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, and colleagues
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  • Pelvic Floor Disorder Risk Highest With Assisted Vaginal Delivery

    6 monthes ago - By Medscape

    The study, which followed women for two decades after childbirth, shows the lowest risk for pelvic floor disorders, such as urinary and anal incontinence, with C-section. Genital hiatus size also played a role.
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