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Table 5 Techniques of external anal sphincter repair

From: Management of obstetric anal sphincter injury: a systematic review & national practice survey

  Coloproctologists Obstetric Consultants Obstetric trainees
End-to-end 10 (11.1%) 321 (47.8%) 53 (35.8%)
Overlap 80 (88.9%) 337 (50.1%) 82 (55.4%)
Don't know - 14 (2.1%) 13 (8.8%)
  1. Chi Square test (χ2 2 = 46.9) p < 0.001 (excluding don't knows)