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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 9376592, 5 pages
Research Article

Obesity May Be Protective against Severe Perineal Lacerations

1Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
2Hospitals Insurance Company, Inc., New York, NY 10016, USA
3Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
4Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
5Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
6Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, New York, NY 10011, USA
7Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 10029, USA

Received 2 November 2015; Revised 27 March 2016; Accepted 30 March 2016

Academic Editor: Aron Weller

Copyright © 2016 Diana Garretto et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Diana Garretto, Brian B. Lin, Helen L. Syn, et al., “Obesity May Be Protective against Severe Perineal Lacerations,” Journal of Obesity, vol. 2016, Article ID 9376592, 5 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/9376592