Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
 

Recto-Vaginal and Vesico-Vaginal Fistula Treatment

Pelvic Floor and Incontinence Program

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Fistulas

A fistula is an abnormal connection between two organs. In the case of a recto-vaginal fistula, the abnormal connection is between the rectum and vagina. A vesico-vaginal fistula is an abnormal connection between the bladder and the vagina. Fistulas may be caused by trauma during childbirth, radiation or malignancies. Some symptoms of fistulas may include excessive stools and urine coming from the vagina.

Treatment of Fistulas

Using a multidisciplinary approach, Robert Wood Johnson physicians typically use surgery to repair a fistula.

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