The relationship between female genital cutting and obstetric fistulae.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate any association between female genital cutting and vesicovaginal fistula formation during obstructed labor. METHODS A comparison was made between 255 fistula patients who had undergone type I or type II female genital cutting and 237 patients who had not undergone such cutting. Women were operated on at the Barhirdar Hamlin Fistula… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181d012cd

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