Laparoscopic Repair of a Vesicouterine Fistula

  • M. Ramalingam
  • K. Senthil
  • Renuka Ramalingam
  • Vaijayanthi Raja

A vesicouterine fistula is a rare complication after lower segment cesarean section. Patients usually present with cyclical hematuria. Though combined abdominal and vaginal approach has been described, the preferred management is disconnection by abdominal route. The laparoscopic approach has been described [1,2].


Laparoscopic Repair Prefer Management Vicryl Suture Vaginal Approach Lower Segment Cesarean Section 
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  1. l.
    Hemal AK, Kumar R, Nabi G (2001) Post-cesarean cervicovesical fistula: technique of laparoscopic repair. J Urol 165(4):1167–1168.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ramalingam M, Senthil K, Renugadevi R, Pai MG (2008) Laparoscopic repair of vesicouterine fistula—a case report. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19(5):731–733.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ramalingam
    • 1
  • K. Senthil
    • 2
  • Renuka Ramalingam
    • 3
  • Vaijayanthi Raja
    • 4
  1. 1.K.G. Hospital and Post Graduate InstituteG. Kuppusamy Naidu Memorial HospitalCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Gowtham AnnexeCoimbatoreIndia
  3. 3.PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and ResearchCoimbatoreIndia
  4. 4.Balaji HospitalCoimbatoreIndia

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