Transvaginal repair of postcystectomy peritoneovaginal fistulae

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To our knowledge, peritoneovaginal fistula is a complication of cystectomy that has not been reported before. We describe 2 patients in whom a transvaginal approach using a Martius flap was utilized to repair persistent vaginal leakage after cystectomy. At a mean follow-up of 20 months, both patients are free from vaginal leakage and have no evidence of recurrent fistula. This approach offers a safe and effective way to repair a peritoneovaginal fistula in a cystectomy patient. Copyright (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)320-321
Number of pages2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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