Search for dissertations about: "Johan Nordenstam"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Johan Nordenstam.

  1. 1. Anal incontinence and obstetric sphincter tears

    Author : Johan Nordenstam; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : PURPOSE: To evaluate the prevalence of anal incontinence (AI) in primiparous women five years after their first delivery; to investigate if an 8-12 hour time delay of primary repair affects AI at 1-year follow-up; to study the association between endoanal ultrasonography and anorectal manometry in relation to AI in primiparous women; to evaluate whether an endoanal ultrasonographic derived sphincter length-index correlates to subjective AI. METHODS: Primiparous women were prospectively followed with questionnaires before the pregnancy, at 5 and 9 months, and 5 years after the delivery. READ MORE