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Cochrane systematic review
Episiotomy or perineal tears: compared with catgut, synthetic sutures reduce risk of short-term pain and need for resuturing; rapidly absorbing sutures comparable to synthetic but reduce the need for suture removal

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  1. Correspondence to Ruwan Fernando
    Department of Urogynaecology, Ground Floor, Cambridge Wing, St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK; ruwan.fernando{at}imperial.nhs.uk
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Fernando R
Episiotomy or perineal tears: compared with catgut, synthetic sutures reduce risk of short-term pain and need for resuturing; rapidly absorbing sutures comparable to synthetic but reduce the need for suture removal

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  • First published September 24, 2010.
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December 15, 2010

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