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OBJECTIVE To characterize colorectal symptoms in women with a history of an obstetric vesicovaginal fistula (VVF). METHODS Patients under evaluation with a VVF during two 2-week surgical service trips to Evangel Hospital VVF Center in Jos, Nigeria, in 2010 were assessed for symptoms of fecal incontinence (FI) using the Vaizey and Colorectal-Anal Impact(More)
Repair of obstetric urinary fistula may result in successful fistula closure, but often incontinence persists. Our goal was to review our experience with continent urinary diversion in our patients with inoperable vesicovaginal fistula (VVF). The database of patients who underwent urinary diversion at ECWA Evangel VVF Centre in Jos, Nigeria, between 1996(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare outcomes following surgical repair of genital fistula among Nigerian women with or without HIV. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of all genital fistula repair surgeries performed at Evangel Vesicovaginal Fistula Center in Jos, Nigeria, between January 1, 2004, and April 30, 2014. Patient characteristics, HIV status,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate post-operative sexual activity among women who have undergone obstetric fistula repair. METHODS The present descriptive cross-sectional study recruited married women who had undergone successful obstetric fistula repair who were attending reunion activities at Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria, between March 13 and(More)
The objective was to assess the outcomes of a one-stage approach to bladder stones in the setting of a vesicovaginal fistula, performing fistula repair concurrently with stone extraction. Retrospective review of urogenital fistula surgeries at Evangel VVF Center in Jos, Nigeria, between December 2003 and April 2014, identified 87 women with bladder stones(More)
A 28-year-old G1P1 presented complaining of urine leakage per vaginum following caesarean delivery, accompanied by amenorrhoea, cyclic haematuria and cyclic pelvic pain. Examination findings were suggestive of vesicouterine fistula and the patient was taken for exploratory laparotomy, during which the foley catheter could not be identified within the(More)
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