A modified Mainz II pouch technique for management of refractory vesicovaginal fistulas: Patient focused outcomes

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  • Objective: To follow-up the quality of life outcomes in 2 women who underwent a modified Mainz II pouch procedure for refractory vesicovaginal fistulas. Method: Two Nigerian patients were located after undergoing a modified Mainz II pouch procedure. They were interviewed 1-2¬†years postprocedure regarding subsequent sexual function, pregnancy outcomes, and daily life. Result: After undergoing the procedure the patients had resumed sexual function, had become pregnant, and had delivered viable neonates. They were also able to provide for their families. Conclusion: A urinary diversion procedure for management of refractory vesicovaginal fistula can restore quality of life. ¬© 2007 International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
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  • Norman AM; Gerten KA; Ibrahim J; Richter HE
  • Start Page

  • 35
  • End Page

  • 38
  • Volume

  • 101
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  • 1