Puborectal sling interposition for the treatment of rectovaginal fistulas

@article{Oom2006PuborectalSI,
  title={Puborectal sling interposition for the treatment of rectovaginal fistulas},
  author={Dani{\"e}lla M. J. Oom and Martijn Pieter Gosselink and V. R. M. Van Dijl and David D. E. Zimmerman and W. Rudolph Schouten},
  journal={Techniques in Coloproctology},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={125-130}
}
Several techniques are available for the surgical treatment of rectovaginal fistulas, however often the results are rather disappointing. Interposition of healthy, well vascularized tissue may be the key to rectovaginal fistula healing. The present study was aimed at evaluating the outcome of puborectal sling interposition in the treatment of rectovaginal fistulas. Between 2001 and 2004, 26 consecutive patients (median age, 40.5 years; range, 15–69 years) with a rectovaginal fistula underwent a… CONTINUE READING
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