Management of Obstetric Fistula: Experience of the Schiphra Hospital

Authors

  • D Ouedraogo
  • P Yaméogo
  • S Kiemtoré

Keywords:

obstetric fistula, Schiphra, socio-economic impact

Abstract

Aims: To study the management of obstetric fistula

Methods: Prospective and analytical cohort studycarried out at Schiphra Hospital in the period from 11 January to 31 August 2017.

Results: The average age of women with obstetric fistula was 35.92 ± 9.80 years. 85.45% were housewives, 92.73% were out of school and 85.45% lived in rural areas. In about 43.64% of cases, obstetric fistula occurred in the first two pregnancies. The average age of fistula was 7.6 years with extremes of 2 months to 32 years. The average duration of labor was 53.29, resulting in caesarean delivery in 58% of cases and death of the newborn in 80% of cases. The complex fistula with 58.18% was the most common. The treatment constituted to a fistulorraphy in 63.64% of the cases. Therapeutic outcomes judged with a mean follow-up of 6 months were complete healing in 61.82%, stress urinary incontinence in 3.64% and failure in 34.54% of cases.

Conclusions: Obstetric fistula is a reality in Burkina Faso today. The driving factor is the lack of adequate obstetric care. The Schiphra Hospital is engaged in its daily activities to eradicate it.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Abstract
6570

Published

2018-11-29

How to Cite

Ouedraogo, D., Yaméogo, P., & Kiemtoré, S. (2018). Management of Obstetric Fistula: Experience of the Schiphra Hospital. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 13(2). Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/NJOG/article/view/21862

Issue

Section

CME