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What does MLE stand for?

MLE stands for Midline Episiotomy (obstetrics)

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Although the midline episiotomy involves less bleeding, pain, and dyspareunia, the median technique tends to cause more fecal incontinence and a greater risk of anal sphincter injury.
Limited evidence suggested that women who had a midline episiotomy, which is more common in the United States, began intercourse significantly earlier after giving birth, but had a significantly greater probability of anal sphincter injuries than women who had a mediolateral episiotomy.
Good, dense regional anesthesia combined with an empty bladder, liberal use of a lubricant, a midline episiotomy, and (critically) proper application, will nearly always result in a easy; atraumatic birth.
Midline episiotomy raises the risk for postpartum anal incontinence independently of its association with instrument-assisted delivery, high birth weight, and long labor, Boston investigators reported.