Published: 2017-05-25

Laproscopic intravesical vesicovaginal fistula repair after removal of an old vaginal drain tube-a rare case

Hafeez Rahman, Nikita Trehan, Dhruv P. Gohil, Ajay Aggarwal


The management of vesicovaginal fistula is difficult and challenging We are presenting a rare case of a 24-year-old unmarried girl with history of vaginoplasty and multiple surgeries done in the past, with a vaginal drain tube kept for 12 years and a Vesicovaginal fistula at the bladder trigone. Patient was successfully treated with a laproscopic Intravesical vesicovaginal Fistula repair. As advances in understanding the etiology of VVF have been made, the laproscopic approach has become the gold standard. Laparoscopy allows an excellent view, good exposure of pelvic structures, provides direct access to the fistula and for repair of complex VVF that may not be amenable to vaginal repair.


Fistula, Intravesical, Laproscopic, Repair

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