Etiology of the Vaginal, Cervical, and Uterine Laceration on Avicenna Viewpoints

TABARRAI, Malihe; EFTEKHAR, Tahere; NAZEM, Esmaeel
August 2013
Iranian Journal of Public Health;Aug2013, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p927
The article discusses the risk factors for all types of cervical, vaginal and uterine laceration after the vaginal delivery as a known cause of postpartum hemorrhage. It elaborates several risk factors of cervical laceration including shoulder dystocia, gestational diabetes and delivery with forceps. It also notes that the stiffness and dryness of the tissue can cause the complications of laceration.


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