Overview of Obstetric Fistula: From a Developing Country’s Perspective

  • Ganesh Dangal Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Nishma Bajracharya Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Aruna Karki Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Hema Pradhan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Ranjana Shrestha Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Kabin Bhattachan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal

Abstract

Obstetric fistula is a hidden tragedy in the developing world, prevention is important and treatment is by surgical repair. However, failure, broken fistula, stress incontinence often demoralizes surgeons and patients.
Keywords: Fistula repair; Obstetric fistula; Obstructed delivery.

Published
2020-01-21
How to Cite
DANGAL, Ganesh et al. Overview of Obstetric Fistula: From a Developing Country’s Perspective. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, [S.l.], v. 17, n. 4, p. 560-561, jan. 2020. ISSN 1999-6217. Available at: <http://jnhrc.com.np/index.php/jnhrc/article/view/2351>. Date accessed: 01 apr. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.33314/jnhrc.v17i4.2351.