Epidemiological and surgical aspects of urogenital fistulae: A review of 25 years' experience in southeast Nigeria

@article{Hilton2005EpidemiologicalAS,
  title={Epidemiological and surgical aspects of urogenital fistulae: A review of 25 years' experience in southeast Nigeria},
  author={Paul Hilton and A. Ward},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={9},
  pages={189-194}
}
The aim of the study was to determine the epidemiological background, clinical details and surgical outcome of patients presenting with urogenital fistulae to St Luke's Hospital, Uyo, and the associated VVF Unit at Mbribit Itam, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, between January 1970 and December 1994. A retrospective review of hospital operating theater records and case notes was carried out. Clinical details and outcome were assessed for the total cohort of 2484 patients. Epidemiological data were… Expand
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