Obstetric Fistula

Obstetric fistula is a medical condition in which a fistula develops between either the rectum and vagina or between the bladder and vagina after severe or failed childbirth, when adequate medical care is not available. Obstetric fistula is also known as vaginal fistula. It is an an childbirth injury that has been largely neglected, despite the devastating impact it has on the lives of affected girls and women.

Obstetric fistula is preventable and it can largely be avoided by: delaying the age of first pregnancy, the cessation of harmful traditional practices and timely access to obstetric care.

Related Journals of Obstetric Fistula
Critical Care Obstetrics and GynecologyReproductive Immunology: Open AccessGynecology & ObstetricsGeneral Medicine: Open AccessJournal of Health & Medical Informatics, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinica e Investigacion en Ginecologia y Obstetricia, Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology, Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

 

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