International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 159–163 | Cite as

Simple management of difficult vesicovaginal fistulae by the anterior transvesical approach

  • F. N. Udeh


A simple method of repairing vesicovaginal fistulae through an anterior transvesical approach is described. The process involves a minimal dissection and mobilization of the mucous membrane of the bladder in order to preserve the blood supply for the area of the fistula. Twenty-nine patients referred to one Urology Unit have been treated in this way over the past 10 years with a success rate of 86% after the first operative attempt.


Public Health Success Rate Blood Supply Mucous Membrane Simple Management 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. N. Udeh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Nigeria Teaching HospitalEnuguNigeria

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