Obstetric fistula: the ECWA Evangel VVF Center surgical experience from Jos, Nigeria

  title={Obstetric fistula: the ECWA Evangel VVF Center surgical experience from Jos, Nigeria},
  author={Carolyn V Kirschner and Kathleen J. Yost and Hongyan Du and Jonathan A. Karshima and Steven D. Arrowsmith and L Lewis Wall},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
The objectives of this study are to analyze the surgical outcomes of women undergoing obstetric fistula repair operations at the ECWA Evangel VVF Center, Jos, Nigeria, and to identify factors associated with postoperative urinary continence. Sociodemographic and clinical data were abstracted retrospectively from the Center’s database for patients who underwent vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) repair operations. These data were compared with clinical outcome (“wet” or “dry”) at the time of hospital… CONTINUE READING


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