Episiotomy Repair: Animation of the closure procedure

Episiotomy  Repair: Animation of the closure procedure


Repair of a Mediolateral Episiotomy: a simplified animation of the closure procedure After episiotomy and delivery, the following structures must be repaired: The vaginal mucosa The separated perineal muscle The skin The vaginal mucosa is closed first, with a continuous row of sutures at the apex of the wound. Next, the muscle layer is brought together. Finally, the skin is closed with subcuticular sutures, beginning at the posterior end of the wound. The closure is now complete.

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