Vescicovaginal fistula management in low-income setting: a c
Obstetric vescicovaginal (VVF) fistulas, most of all as consequences of prolonged neglected obstructed labor, occurs mainly in low-income countries. Considering the limited resources, both of trained specialists and equipments, fistulas have a devastating impact on affected women and their families from physical, social and economic point of view. However, also in low-income settings, fistulas prevalence and consequences could be reduced with focused interventions addressed to pregnant women during antenatal visits and to surgeons which face of these particular diseases.

Journal of Surgical Case Reports presents a case of obstetric VVF, related to a prolonged labor, treated by surgery and managed with satisfying results in a low-income setting.

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