Female urogenital fistulas

Athanasios E. Dellis, Dionysios Delaportas, Konstantinos Nastos, Georgios Polymeneas

Abstract


Urogenital fistulas represent a significant maternal morbidity from obstetric and urogynecologic causes. Although uncommon, they suggest a source of significant personal and social morbidity. Precise diagnostic evaluation is the cornerstone of successful treatment along with skillful surgeons. In most cases they can be managed transvaginally, however more complexed cases require transperitoneal procedures either open or minimally invasive. In the present study we review optimal diagnosis and treatment methods of most frequent urogenital fistulas.


Keywords


fistula repair; obstetric fistula; urogenital fistula

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19264/hj.v29i4.210