Long-term functional outcomes following non-radiated urethrovaginal fistula repair

Dominic Lee, Philippe E. Zimmern

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Objective: To review long-term functional outcomes after urethrovaginal fistula (UVF) repair. Materials and methods: Following IRB approval, women who underwent transvaginal non-irradiated UVF repair with minimum 6-month follow-up were reviewed. Surgical outcomes were assessed by validated questionnaires: UDI-6, IIQ-7, FSFI and visual analogue scale for QoL. Two groups were compared: (1) synthetic sling-related versus (2) non-sling-related UVF. Descriptive statistics were applied with p 

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-296
Number of pages6
JournalWorld Journal of Urology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2016


  • Mid-urethral sling
  • Surgical repair
  • Urethrovaginal fistula

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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