References by Module:

  1. Introduction, definition, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis and prevention of Obstetric Fistula

  2. Diagnosis and Classification of Obstetric Fistula

  3. Management of Obstetric Fistula

  4. Social Reintegration

 

Introduction, definition, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis and prevention of Obstetric Fistula

  1. Abrams P, De Ridder D, De Vries C, Elneil S, Emasu A, Esegbono G, Gueye S, Hilton P, Mohammad R, Mourad S, Muleta M, Pickard R, Rovner E, Stanford E. Fistula. In: Incontinence: 5th International Consultation on Incontinence, Paris February, 2012. Paris: ICUD-EAU; 2013. 5th Ed. p. 1529-82. Available from: http://www.icud.info/PDFs/INCONTINENCE%202013.pdf

  2. Abrams P, De Ridder D, De Vries C, Elneil S, Emasu ARaassen TJIP, Ngongo CJ, Mahendeka MM. Iatrogenic genitourinary fistula: an 18-year retrospective review of 805 injuries. Int Urogynecol J. 2014 Dec;25(12):1699-706. 

  3. Adler AJ, Ronsmans C, Calvert C, Filippi V. Estimating the prevalence of obstetric fistula: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2013 Dec 30;13(1):246. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-13-246

  4. Ahmed S, Holtz SA. Social and economic consequences of obstetric fistula: life changed forever? Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S10-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.011

  5. Ahmed S, Tunçalp Ö. Burden of obstetric fistula: from measurement to action. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 May;3(5):e243-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(15)70105-1

  6. Biadgilign S, Lakew Y, Reda AA, Deribe K. A population based survey in Ethiopia using questionnaire as proxy to estimate obstetric fistula prevalence: results from demographic and health survey. Reproductive Health. 2013 Feb 25;10(1):14.http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1742-4755-10-14

  7. Browning A, Lewis A, Whiteside S. Predicting women at risk for developing obstetric fistula: a fistula index? An observational study comparison of two cohorts. BJOG. 2014 Apr;121(5):604-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.12527

  8. Browning A, Allsworth JE, Wall LL. The relationship between female genital cutting and obstetric fistulae. Obstet Gynecol. 2010;115(3):578-83. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181d012cd.

  9. De Bernis L. Obstetric fistula: guiding principles for clinical management and programme development, a new WHO guideline. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S117-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.032

  10. Dietz HP, Tekle H, Williams G. Pelvic floor structure and function in women with vesicovaginal fistula. J Urol. 2012 Nov;188(5):1772-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2012.07.026

  11. Esegbono G, Gueye S, Hilton P, Mohammad R, Mourad S, Muleta M, Pickard R, Rovner E, Stanford E. Fistula. In: Incontinence: 5th International Consultation on Incontinence, Paris February, 2012. Paris: ICUD-EAU; 2013. 5th Ed. p. 1529-82.

  12. Farid FN, Azhar M, Samnani SS, Allana S, Naz A, Bohar F, et al. Psychosocial experiences of women with vesicovaginal fistula: a qualitative approach. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2013;23(10):828-9. doi: 11.2013/JCPSP.828829

  13. Fistula Care Plus/Maternal Health Task Force. Fistula Care Plus: International Research Advisory Group Meeting Report, July 8-9, 2014. New York: EngenderHealth/Fistula Care Plus. 2014.http://wordpress.sph.harvard.edu/mhtf-2/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/09/MeetingReport_FC-IRAG_9.14.pdf

  14. Fistula Care. Urinary Catheterization for Primary and Secondary Prevention of Obstetric Fistula: Report of a Consultative Meeting to Review and Standardize Current Guidelines and Practices, March 13-15 at the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria. New York: EngenderHealth/Fistula Care; 2013. http://www.fistulacare.org/pages/pdf/program-reports/Catheterization-Fistula-Prevention-Meeting-Report-Nigeria-8-21-13FINAL.pdf

  15. Hancock B, Browning A. Practical Obstetric Fistula Surgery. London; Ashland, Ohio: Royal Society of Medicine Press; 2009.

  16. Harris N, Garthwaite M. Vesicovaginal fistulae. Indian Journal of Urology. 2010;26(2):253. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0970-1591.65400

  17. Landry E, Frajzyngier V, Ruminjo J, Asiimwe F, Barry TH, Bello A, Danladi D, Ganda SO, Idris S, Inoussa M, Kanoma B, Lynch M, Mussell F, Podder DC, Wali A, Mielke E, Barone MA. Profiles and experiences of women undergoing genital fistula repair: findings from five countries. Glob Public Health. 2013;8(8):926-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2013.824018

  18. Maheu-Giroux M, Filippi V, Samadoulougou S, Castro MC, Maulet N, Meda N, Kirakoya-Samadoulougou F. Prevalence of symptoms of vaginal fistula in 19 sub-Saharan Africa countries: a meta-analysis of national household survey data. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 May;3(5):e271-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70348-1

  19. Miller S, Lester F, Webster M. Cowan B. Obstetric fistula : a preventable tragedy. J Midwifery Women Health.2005 ;50(4) :286-94

  20. Obioha KC, Ugwu EO, Obi SN, Dim CC, Oguanuo TC. Prevalence and predictors of urinary/anal incontinence after vaginal delivery: prospective study of Nigerian women. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Apr 17. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00192-015-2690-0#page-1

  21. Onsrud M, Sjøveian S, Luhiriri R, Mukwege D. Onsrud M, Sjøveian S, Luhiriri R, Mukwege D. Sexual violence-related fistulas in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2008 Dec;103(3):265-9 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2008.07.018

  22. Raassen TJIP, Ngongo CJ, Mahendeka MM. Iatrogenic genitourinary fistula: an 18-year retrospective review of 805 injuries. Int Urogynecol J. 2014 Dec;25(12):1699-706. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00192-014-2445-3

  23. Roush K, Kurth A, Hutchinson MK, Van Devanter N. Obstetric fistula: what about gender power? Health Care Women Int. 2012;33(9):787-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07399332.2011.645964

  24. Samadoulougou F. Prevalence of symptoms of vaginal fistula in 19 sub-Saharan Africa countries: a meta-analysis of national household survey data. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 May;3(5):e271-8.

  25. Stanton C, Holtz SA, Ahmed S. Challenges in measuring obstetric fistula. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S4-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.010

  26. Tebeu PM, Fomulu JN, Khaddaj S, de Bernis L, Delvaux T, Rochat CH. Risk factors for obstetric fistula: a clinical review. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Apr;23(4):387-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00192-011-1622-x

  27. Tennfjord MK, Muleta M, Kiserud T. Musculoskeletal sequelae in patients with obstetric fistula – a case–control study. BMC Women’s Health. 2014 Nov 8;14(1):136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12905-014-0136-3

  28. Thom DH, Rortveit G. Prevalence of postpartum urinary incontinence: a systematic review. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2010 Dec;89(12):1511-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00016349.2010.526188

  29. Tunçalp Ö, Tripathi V, Landry E, Stanton CK, Ahmed S. Measuring the incidence and prevalence of obstetric fistula: approaches, needs and recommendations. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2015 Jan 1;93(1):60-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.14.141473

  30. Wall LL. Obstetric Fistula Is a “Neglected Tropical Disease.” PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 Aug 28;6(8). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001769

  31. Wall LL. Obstetric vesicovaginal fistula as an international public-health problem. Lancet. 2006 Sep 30;368(9542):1201-9.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(06)69476-2

  32. Wall LL, Arrowsmith SD, Briggs ND, Lassey A. Urinary incontinence in the developing world: The obstetric fistula. Proceedings of the Second International Consultation on Urinary Incontinence, Paris. 2001:1-67. https://www.fistulafoundation.org/pdf/UIDW.pdf

  33. Wall LL. Overcoming phase 1 delays: the critical component of obstetric fistula prevention programs in resource-poor countries. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2012 Jul 18;12:68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-12-68

  34. World Health Organization. Adolescent pregnancy: unmet needs and undone deeds. A review of the literature and programmes. WHO. 2007 http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/documents/discussion/en/

 

Diagnosis and Classification of Obstetric Fistula

  1. Arrowsmith SD. The classification of obstetric vesico-vaginal fistulas: a call for an evidence-based approach. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S25-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.018

  2. Capes T, Stanford EJ, Romanzi L, Foma Y, Moshier E. Comparison of two classification systems for vesicovaginal fistula. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Dec;23(12):1679-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00192-012-1671-9

  3. De Bernis L. Obstetric fistula: guiding principles for clinical management and programme development, a new WHO guideline. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S117-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.032

  4. Fistula Care. Urinary Catheterization for Primary and Secondary Prevention of Obstetric Fistula: Report of a Consultative Meeting to Review and Standardize Current Guidelines and Practices, March 13-15 at the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria. New York: EngenderHealth/Fistula Care; 2013. http://www.fistulacare.org/pages/pdf/program-reports/Catheterization-Fistula-Prevention-Meeting-Report-Nigeria-8-21-13FINAL.pdf

  5. Frajzyngier V, Li G, Larson E, Ruminjo J, Barone MA. Development and comparison of prognostic scoring systems for surgical closure of genitourinary fistula. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Feb;208(2):112.e1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2012.11.040

  6. Genadry RR, Creanga AA, Roenneburg ML, Wheeless CR. Complex obstetric fistulas. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S51-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.026

  7. Goh JTW. A new classification for female genital tract fistula. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2004 Dec;44(6):502-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1479-828X.2004.00315.x

  8. Lassey AT. Simple fistulas: diagnosis and management in low-resource settings--a descriptive report. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S47-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.025

  9. Ng’ang’a N, Echols K, Ilupeju F, Kalumbi R. Management of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in surgical candidates for obstetric fistula repair. Lancet Glob Health. 2014 Jul;2(7):e393-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70244-X

  10. Rochat C. H, Gueye S.M, Coles J. M, Dumurgier C, Falandry L, Blanchot J, Eglin G, Tebeu T MFistules véscovaginales et fistules obstétricales. EMC Elsevier Masson 2011

  11. Rutman MP, Rodríguez LV, Raz S. Chapter 81 - VESICOVAGINAL FISTULA: VAGINAL APPROACH. In: Rodríguez SRV, ed. Female Urology (Third Edition). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders; 2008:794-801. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9781416023395501300

  12. Waaldijk K. Surgical classification of obstetric fistulas. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1995 May;49(2):161-3.

  13. Wondimeneh Y, Muluye D, Alemu A, Atinafu A, Yitayew G, Gebrecherkos T, Alemu A, Damtie D, Ferede G. Urinary tract infection among obstetric fistula patients at Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Women’s Health. 2014 Jan 17;14(1):12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6874-14-12 

 

Management of Obstetric Fistula

  1. Arrowsmith SD, Ruminjo J, Landry EG. Current practices in treatment of female genital fistula: a cross sectional study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2010 Nov 10;10(1):73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-10-73

  2. Barone MA, Widmer M, Arrowsmith S, Ruminjo J, Seuc A, Landry E, Barry TH, Danladi D, Djangnikpo L, Gbawuru-Mansaray T, Harou I, Lewis A, Muleta M, Nembunzu D, Olupot R, Sunday-Adeoye I, Wakasiaka WK, Landoulsi S, Delamou A, Were L, Frajzyngier V, Beattie K, Gülmezoglu AM. Breakdown of simple female genital fistula repair after 7 day versus 14 day postoperative bladder catheterisation: a randomised, controlled, open-label, non-inferiority trial. The Lancet. 2015 Apr. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)62337-0

  3. Browning A.,Lack of value of the Martius fibrofatty graft in obstetric fistula repair.Int J Gynecol Obstet 2006;93:33-7

  4. Creanga AA, Genadry RR. Obstetric fistulas: a clinical review. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S40-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.021

  5. Dangal G, Thapa K, Yangzom K, Karki A. Obstetric Fistula in the Developing World: An Agonising Tragedy. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2014;8(2):5-15 http://www.nepjol.info/index.php/NJOG/article/view/9759

  6. De Bernis L. Obstetric fistula: guiding principles for clinical management and programme development, a new WHO guideline. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S117-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.032

  7. Fistula Care. Urinary Catheterization for Primary and Secondary Prevention of Obstetric Fistula: Report of a Consultative Meeting to Review and Standardize Current Guidelines and Practices, March 13-15 at the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria. New York: EngenderHealth/Fistula Care; 2013. http://www.fistulacare.org/pages/pdf/program-reports/Catheterization-Fistula-Prevention-Meeting-Report-Nigeria-8-21-13FINAL.pdf

  8. Muleta M, Tafesse B, Aytenfisu H-G. Antibiotic use in obstetric fistula repair: single blinded randomized clinical trial. Ethiop Med J. 2010 Jul;48(3):211-7.

  9. Rochat C. H, Gueye S.M, Coles J. M, Dumurgier C, Falandry L, Blanchot J, Eglin G, Tebeu T M. Fistules véscovaginales et fistules obstétricales. EMC Elsevier Masson 2011

  10. Rutman MP, Rodríguez LV, Raz S. Chapter 81 - VESICOVAGINAL FISTULA: VAGINAL APPROACH. In: Rodríguez SRV, ed. Female Urology (Third Edition). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders; 2008:794-801. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9781416023395501300

  11. Stovsky MD, Ignatoff JM, Blum MD, Nanninga JB, O’Conor VJ, Kursh ED. Use of electrocoagulation in the treatment of vesicovaginal fistulas. J Urol. 1994 Nov;152(5 Pt 1):1443-4.

  12. Sung VW, Wohlrab KJ. Chapter 26 - Urinary Tract Injury and Genital Tract Fistulas. In: Sokol AISR, ed. General Gynecology. Philadelphia: Mosby; 2007:639-61. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780323032476100267

  13. Tayler-Smith K, Zachariah R, Manzi M, Boogaard W van den, Vandeborne A, Bishinga A, Plecker ED, Lambert V, Christiaens B, Sinabajije G, Trelles M, Goetghebuer S, Reid T, Harries A. Obstetric Fistula in Burundi: a comprehensive approach to managing women with this neglected disease. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2013 Aug 21;13(1):164. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-13-164

  14. Tomlinson AJ, Thornton JG. A randomised controlled trial of antibiotic prophylaxis for vesico-vaginal fistula repair. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1998 Apr;105(4):397-9.

  15. Waaldijk K. The immediate management of fresh obstetric fistulas. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Sep;191(3):795-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2004.02.020

 

Social Reintegration

  1. Abrams P, De Ridder D, De Vries C, Elneil S, Emasu A, Esegbono G, Gueye S, Hilton P, Mohammad R, Mourad S, Muleta M, Pickard R, Rovner E, Stanford E. Fistula. In: Incontinence: 5th International Consultation on Incontinence, Paris February, 2012. Paris: ICUD-EAU; 2013. 5th Ed. p. 1529-82. http://www.icud.info/PDFs/INCONTINENCE%202013.pdf

  2. Ahmed S, Holtz SA. Social and economic consequences of obstetric fistula: life changed forever? Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S10-5. Creanga AA, Genadry RR. Obstetric fistulas: a clinical review. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S40-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.011

  3. Creanga AA, Genadry RR. Obstetric fistulas: a clinical review. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Nov;99 Suppl 1:S40-6.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.06.021

  4. Johnson KA, Turan JM, Hailemariam L, Mengsteab E, Jena D, Polan ML. The role of counseling for obstetric fistula patients: lessons learned from Eritrea. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Aug;80(2):262-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2009.11.010