Single-stage repair for rectovestibular fistula without opening the fourchette.

@article{Upadhyaya2008SinglestageRF,
  title={Single-stage repair for rectovestibular fistula without opening the fourchette.},
  author={Vijai Datta Upadhyaya and Ajay Narayan Gangopadhyay and Anand Pandey and Vijayendra Kumar and Shiv Prasad Sharma and Saroj Chooramani Gopal and Dinesh K. Gupta and Ashish Dutt Upadhyaya},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={775-9}
}
BACKGROUND Anorectal malformations are one of the most common congenital defects. This study is conducted to demonstrate new technique for treatment of rectovaginal fistula without disturbing the fourchette through posterior sagittal approach. METHOD All the patients of rectovestibular fistula admitted after the neonatal age were treated with posterior sagittal anorectoplasty without opening the fourchette. The results were evaluated for cosmetic appearance and anal continence. RESULT A… CONTINUE READING

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