Uretero-uterine fistula, a rare morbidity following lower segment caesarean section

  • Elias Sharma Government Medical College, JAmmu
  • Jaideep M Ratkal Associate Professor Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli

Abstract

Ureter due to its proximity to the female genital tract and involvement in local pathologies is susceptible to inadvertent iatrogenic injury during pelvic surgeries. The risk of ureteral injury is highest during gynaecological surgeries and lowest during cesarean sections. Uretero-Uterine fistula (UUF) consequent to such inadvertent obstetrical injuries is a rarity. We report three cases of uretero-uterine fistulas and review the available literature.

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Author Biography

Jaideep M Ratkal, Associate Professor Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli

Associate Professor,

Department of Urology

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Sharma E, Ratkal J. Uretero-uterine fistula, a rare morbidity following lower segment caesarean section. IJBR [Internet]. 9Jan.2019 [cited 23Apr.2019];10(1):e4996. Available from: https://ssjournals.com/index.php/ijbr/article/view/4996
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