The suturing of a mediolateral episiotomy is shown with animations and film using a medical model.
The chapter contains the following:
- Anaesthetics (local infiltration and pudendal block)
- Suturing using a continuous technique
- Healing in the postpartum period
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International guidelines for professional treatment
The recommendations for suturing techniques and suture materials are in accordance with evidence-based guidelines from RCOG (Green-top 29).
These are supported by a Cochrane Review from 2007.