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

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

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 a case of complex obstetric fistula in a 32 y woman who was having continuous leakage of urine since last 10 y following caesarean section for obstructed labour. A successful fistula repair was done with transvaginal approach with Latzko technique and interposition with Martius flap.

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Atit Poudel, Paropakar Maternity and Women's Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Urogynecology Fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Ganesh Dangal, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Professor, Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology

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Published

2021-06-27

How to Cite

Poudel, A., & Dangal, G. (2021). Living with obstetric fistula for ten years: a delayed diagnosis and review of pertinent surgical technique. Journal of Patan Academy of Health Sciences, 8(2), 126–130. https://doi.org/10.3126/jpahs.v8i1.36524

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General Section: Case Reports