• Obstetric anal sphincter injury, risk factors and method of delivery - an 8-year analysis across two tertiary referral centers.

      Hehir, Mark P; O'Connor, Hugh D; Higgins, Shane; Robson, Michael S; McAuliffe, Fionnuala M; Boylan, Peter C; Malone, Fergal D; Mahony, Rhona; Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Maternity Hospital, Holles St. Dublin 2 , Ireland (2013-10)
      Obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASIS) represents a major cause of maternal morbidity and is a risk factor for the development of fecal incontinence. We set out to analyze the incidence of OASIS and its association with mode of delivery in two large obstetric hospitals across an 8-year study period.