Living with obstetric fistula for ten years: a delayed diagnosis and review of pertinent surgical technique

Complex obstetric fistula repair

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Keywords:

Latzko repair, Martius flap, obstetric fistula, vesico vaginal fistula

Abstract

Obstructed labour is a common cause of vesicovaginal fistula in the developing world. Those fistulae occurring after labour and its complications is called obstetric fistula. We report 32 years woman who was having continuous leakage of urine since last ten years following caesarean section for obstructed labour. Successful repair was done with transvaginal repair of complex obstetric fistula with Latzko technique and interposition with Martius flap.

Author Biographies

Atit Poudel, Paropakar Maternity and Women's Hospital

Urogynecology Fellow

Ganesh Dangal, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Professor

https://doi.org/10.3126/jpahs.v8i1.36524

 

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Published

2021-07-08

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