Repair of a recurrent rectovaginal fistula using gluteal-fold flap: Report of a case

@article{Onishi2008RepairOA,
  title={Repair of a recurrent rectovaginal fistula using gluteal-fold flap: Report of a case},
  author={Kiyoshi Onishi and Akihiro Ogino and Yoshihisa Saida and Yu Maruyama},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2008},
  volume={39},
  pages={615-618}
}
Various surgical procedures have been reported for the repair of a rectovaginal fistula, but a failure of the initial repair leads to difficulty in the second and later operations. This report presents the case of a 58-year-old woman with a recurrent rectovaginal fistula after a low anterior resection for rectal cancer who achieved a good outcome following a repair using a gluteal-fold flap. We therefore conclude that the transfer of a well-vascularized gluteal-fold flap may be a safe and… CONTINUE READING

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