Urethro-Vaginal Fistula Repair

  • Dominic LeeEmail author


Urethro-vaginal fistula (UVF) is an uncommon urological condition. Most of the causes are iatrogenic from vaginal surgeries in the developed world [1]. Contributing etiology includes urethral trauma, synthetic mid-urethral slings, urethral diverticulum and radiation. The treatment is often difficult, since the operative field is restricted usually from inflammation and/or scarring and reconstructing the urethra requires not only anatomical restoration but also achieving functional urinary continence.


Urethrovaginal repair Urethral reconstruction Outcomes Surgical technique Urethrovaginal fistula Fistula 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of UrologySt George HospitalKogarahAustralia

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