Advances in Minimally Invasive Repair of Vesicovaginal Fistulas

  title={Advances in Minimally Invasive Repair of Vesicovaginal Fistulas},
  author={C. Tenggardjaja and H. Goldman},
  journal={Current Urology Reports},
  • C. Tenggardjaja, H. Goldman
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Current Urology Reports
  • Over the past 20 years, the discussion concerning vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) repair has evolved from strictly transabdominal/transvaginal to including minimally invasive surgeries. The original natural orifice approach through the vagina allows for VVF repair with decreased morbidity and minimal convalescence with success rates upwards of 90 %. For surgeries that involve a narrowed/stenotic vagina or a need for a concomitant abdominal procedure, transadominal surgery can be performed by… CONTINUE READING
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