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Prevalence of urogynecology fistula in Cipto Mangunkusumo National Hospital from 2011-2017

  • Arry Rodjani ,
  • Noffi Julia Sandy ,


Background: Genitourinary fistula is a condition that is quite common in developing countries due to the improvement of the health care system, especially the delivery service system and operating techniques. Vesicovaginal fistulas are the most frequently found type of fistula. In developing countries, the most common causes are gynecological surgery, radiotherapy, severe pelvic pathology events.

Methods: This study is a descriptive observational study with a cross-sectional approach, namely by assessing age, etiology and the distinction between old cases or new cases. This study's data were secondary data from medical records collected retrospectively of all patients diagnosed with an urogynecology fistula at Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital in the period of 2011 to 2017.

Results: From the data collected, there were 109 cases of urogynecology fistulas from year 2011 to 2017 in Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital with 46 years old. The most common type of urogynecology fistula is the vesicovaginal fistula where the majority are iatrogenic due to complications from gynecological obstetric surgery.

Conclusion: Urologynecological fistula is still a matter that needs special attention, especially in obstetrics and urology.



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How to Cite

Rodjani, A., & Sandy, N. J. (2021). Prevalence of urogynecology fistula in Cipto Mangunkusumo National Hospital from 2011-2017. Indonesia Journal of Biomedical Science, 15(1), 48–50.




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