Perineal Lacerations

Complicated Lower Genital Tract Lacerations.
Module by: Nicole Wade & Katherine Rabicki

Learning Objectives

  • Review risk factors for complicated lacerations
  • Review relevant pelvic and perineal anatomy
  • Review basic principles of perineal lacerations
    • Instruments
    • Materials
  • Propose an approach for the following complicated lacerations:
    • Deep vaginal
    • Anterior and periurethral
    • Third degree (Obstetrical Anal Sphincter Injury i.e. OASIS)
    • Fourth degree (OASIS)
    • Cervical
    • Episiotomy
  • Review post-repair care principles


Updated on November 2, 2021

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