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International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 25, Issue 12, pp 1707–1707 | Cite as

Erratum to: Iatrogenic genitourinary fistula: an 18-year retrospective review of 805 injuries

  • Thomas J. I. P. Raassen
  • Carrie J. NgongoEmail author
  • Marietta M. Mahendeka
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Erratum to: Int Urogynecol J

DOI 10.1007/s00192-014-2445-3

The version of Table 2 in the original publication was potentially misleading. The corrected table is presented here.

 

Type of fistulaa

 

Procedure causing iatrogenic fistula

Vesico-cervico-vaginal fistula

Vault fistula

Ureteric injury

Total (100 %)

Obstetric procedures

 Cesarean section

324 (70.1 %)

0 (0 %)

138 (29.9 %)

462

 Repair of ruptured uterus

9 (36.0 %)

0 (0 %)

16 (64.0 %)

25

 Hysterectomy for ruptured uterus

16 (10.0 %)

86 (54.1 %)

57 (35.8 %)

159

Gynecological procedures

 Gynecological hysterectomy

1 (0.6 %)

95 (60.1 %)

62 (39.2 %)

158

 Other

1 (100.0 %)

0 (0 %)

0 (0 %)

1

Total

351

181

273

805

aVesico-cervico-vaginal fistulas and vault fistulas correspond to Waaldijk type I, and ureteric injury fistulas to Waaldijk type III

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas J. I. P. Raassen
    • 1
  • Carrie J. Ngongo
    • 2
    Email author
  • Marietta M. Mahendeka
    • 3
  1. 1.c/o AMREF Clinical ServicesNairobiKenya
  2. 2.Fistula Care Plus, EngenderHealthNairobiKenya
  3. 3.Ministry of HealthMwanzaTanzania

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