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Hands-on Repair of 3rd and 4th Degree Obstetric Tears Workshop

Venue: College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Anatomy lab and Annexe building

Cost: US $312

Timings: 08:00-16:00


The workshop will feature lectures followed by hand on practice on cow sphincters.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn tips and tricks to identify obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS)
  • Learn how to repair primary obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS)
  • Learn the technique and interpretation of endoanal ultrasound and manage subsequent pregnancies


Mr Abdul Sultan (UK)
Dr Ranee Thakar (UK)

Local Faculty [Oman]
Dr Lamya Al Kharusi (Lead)
Dr Manjunath Attibele
Dr Faiza Al Darmaki
Dr Sunita Kumari


Introduction - Mr Abdul Sultan

Applied anatomy and physiology - Dr Ranee Thakar

Diagnosis of OASIS - Mr Abdul Sultan


2nd degree tears and episiotomy - Dr Ranee Thakar

OASIS Repair Techniques - Mr Abdul Sultan

Management of subsequent pregnancies

Video OASIS repair techniques


Prevention of OASIS - Dr Ranee Thakar

Complications of vaginal delivery - Dr Ranee Thakar

Video repair - animal sphincters - Mr Abdul Sultan

Hands-on repair on cow sphincters

*may be subject to change

Key dates


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