JOURNAL ARTICLE

Repair of Urethrovaginal Fistula Secondary to Pelvic Fracture With a Labia Minora Skin Flap in Young Girls

Dapeng Jiang, Zhoutong Chen, Lei He, Houwei Lin, Longhu Jin, Maosheng Xu, Guofeng Xu, Xiaoliang Fang, Hongquan Geng
Urology 2017, 103: 227-229
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The study aims to evaluate the efficacy of transpubic access using a pedicle flap from the labia minora for urethral reconstruction in young girls with urethrovaginal fistula secondary to pelvic fracture. Between January 2011 and January 2016, 4 cases of traumatic urethrovaginal fistula in young girls were treated using a pedicle flap from the labia minora. The mean follow-up was 27 months. All patients voided well and achieved normal urinary control. One patient had recurrent urethrovaginal fistula. The remaining 3 patients required no additional treatment. A labia minora skin flap for urethral reconstruction in young girls with urethrovaginal fistula secondary to pelvic fractures is a reliable technique.

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