Obstetric Fistula in Ilorin, Nigeria
In this perspective, Andrew Browning of the Fistula Hospital in Addis Ababa discusses a study on obstetric fistula in Ilorin, Nigeria. The study was originally published in the West African Journal of Medicine . With the journal's permission, we have made a PDF of the full-text article freely available on our website (see Text S1).
[ 1] Ijaiya MA, Aboyeji PA (2004) Obstetric urogenital fistula: The Ilorin experience, Nigeria. West Afr J Med 23: 7–9.
[ 2] Hilton P, Ward A (1998) Epidemiological and surgical aspects of urogenital fistula: A review of 25 years experience in south-west Nigeria. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 9: 189–194.
[ 3] Tomlinson AJ, Thornton JG (1998) A randomized controlled trial of antibiotic prophlyaxis for vesico-vaginal fistula repair. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 105: 397–399.
[ 4] Rangekar NP, Imdad Ail N, Kaul SA, Pathak HR (2000) Role of Martius procedure in the management of urinary-vaginal fistulas. J Amer Col Surg 191: 259–263.
[ 5] Kelly J, Kwast B (1993) Epidemiological study of vesicovaginal fistulas in Ethiopia. Int Urogyn J 4: 271–273.
[ 6] Tahzib F (1983) Epidemiological determinants of vesico-vaginal fistulas. Brit J Obstet Gynecol 90: 387–391.
[ 7] Ampofo K, Out T, Uchebo G (1990) Epidemiology of vesico-vaginal fistulas in northern Nigeria. W Afric J Med 9: 98–102.
[ 8] Lanundoye SB, Bell D, Gill G, Ogunbode O (1976) Urinary tract changes in obstetric vesico-vaginal fistulae: A report of 216 cases studied by intravenous urography. Clin Radiol 27: 531–539.
[ 9] Arrowsmith S, Hamlin EC, Wall LL (1996) Obstructed labor injury complex: Obstetric fistula formation and the multifaceted morbidity of maternal birth trauma in the developing world. Obstet Gynecol Surv 51: 568–574.
[ 10] Harrison KA (1985) Child-bearing, health, and social priorities: A survey of 22,774 consecutive deliveries in Zaria, northern Nigeria. Brit J Obstet Gynecol 92: Suppl 51–119.
[ 11] UNFPA (2002) The second meeting of the working group for the prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula, Addis Ababa, 30 October–1 November, 2002. Available: http://www.unfpa.org/upload/lib_pub_file？/146_filename_fistula_kgroup02.pdf. Accessed 9 August 2004.
[ 12] Waaldjik K (1998) Evaluation report XIV on VVF projects in northern Nigeria and Niger. Katsina (Nigeria): Babbar Ruga Fistula Hospital. 27 p.
comments powered by Disqus. comments powered by