Last Updated on Jul 28, 2015

Latest Publications and Research on Obstetric Fistula

Reprod Health    

Obstetric fistula in southern Mozambique: a qualitative study on women's experiences of care pregnancy, delivery and post-partum.

Boene H, Mocumbi S, Högberg U, Hanson C, Valá A, Bergström A, Sevene E, Munguambe K

Obstetric fistula is still common in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) despite the on-going shift to increased facility deliveries in the same s... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Nepal Health Res Counc    

Overview of Obstetric Fistula: From a Developing Country's Perspective.

Dangal G, Bajracharya N, Karki A, Pradhan H, Shrestha R, Bhattachan K

Obstetric fistula is a hidden tragedy in the developing world, prevention is important and treatment is by surgical repair. However, failure, broken f... Read More

Source: PubMed

BJOG  2020 Jan 23  

Our commitment for a fistula free Kenya.

Kenyatta HEM

Ngongo and colleagues have examined the methods of delivery and stillbirth rates among over 4000 women with obstetric fistula in Tanzania, Uganda, Ken... Read More

Source: PubMed

BJOG  2020 Jan 21  

Baseline renal function and renal ultrasound findings in patients with obstetric fistulas (RENFRU); a prospective cohort study.

Chang OH, Stokes MJ, Chalamanda C, Wilkinson J, Pope RJ

To describe and compare baseline renal anatomy and renal function in patients with obstetric fistulas, and to evaluate whether pre-operative renal tes... Read More

Source: PubMed

BJOG  2020 Jan 17  

Between Scylla and Charybdis: Delivery in the setting of obstructed labour.

Wilkinson JP, Chipungu E

In the article by Ngongo et al in this issue of BJOG (BJOG 2020) , the authors analyse a large data set of women with obstetric fistula. They conclude... Read More

Source: PubMed

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