Obstetric fistulae in West Africa: patient perspectives.

  title={Obstetric fistulae in West Africa: patient perspectives.},
  author={Lisa M. Nathan and Charles Henry Rochat and Bogdan A. Grigorescu and Erika H Banks},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={200 5},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to gain insight into the nature of obstetric fistulae in Africa through patient perspectives. STUDY DESIGN At l'Hôpital Saint Jean de Dieu in Tanguieta, Benin, 37 fistula patients underwent structured interviews about fistula cause, obstacles to medical care, prevention, and reintegration by 2 physicians via… CONTINUE READING