Prevention of residual urinary incontinence following successful repair of obstetric vesico-vaginal fistula using a fibro-muscular sling.

@article{Browning2004PreventionOR,
  title={Prevention of residual urinary incontinence following successful repair of obstetric vesico-vaginal fistula using a fibro-muscular sling.},
  author={Andrew W. Browning},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={111 4},
  pages={357-61}
}
Obstetric vesico-vaginal fistula remains a significant cause of female urinary incontinence worldwide. Approximately 2 million women suffer from this condition, perhaps many more, most of whom are in Africa. Very few centres are treating these patients, and although success rate in the closure of the fistula is high, up to 92%, this does not necessarily equate to a cure. A significant proportion of women remains with urinary incontinence. Little is known about the nature of this incontinence… CONTINUE READING