Volume : 6
Issue : 1
Imaging of vesicovaginal fistula using volume rendering technique by 16-Slice multidetector CT
Sumana B, Sahaja K, Swaroopa K, Kalyani B, Bhanu Murthy, Rao VRK
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Sumana B1,*, Sahaja K1, Swaroopa K1, Kalyani B1, Bhanu Murthy2 and Rao VRK1
1Department of Radiology, Great Eastern Medical School & Hospital, Ragolu, Srikakulam 532 484, Andhra Pradesh, India
2Department of Urology, Great Eastern Medical School & Hospital, Ragolu, Srikakulam 532 484, Andhra Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author: Sumana B, Department of Radiology, Great Eastern Medical School & Hospitals, Ragolu, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh- 532 484, India. Email: email@example.com
Received 19 September 2017; Revised 14 November 2017; Accepted 29 November 2017; Published 12 December 2017
Citation: Sumana B, Sahaja K, Swaroopa K, Kalyani B, Murthy B, Rao VRK. Imaging of vesicovaginal fistula using volume rendering technique by 16-Slice multidetector CT. J Med Sci Res. 2018; 6(1):28-31. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17727/JMSR.2018/6-5
Copyright: © 2018 Sumana B et al. Published by KIMS Foundation and Research Center. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) is a communication between the posterior wall of urinary bladder and the vagina. VVF occurs most frequently, post hysterectomy, during obstructed labour and post radiation mainly for carcinoma cervix. Computed tomographic (CT) cystography has the distinct advantage of precisely demonstrating the communication between urinary bladder and the genital tract. For a successful repair and prevention of recurrence accurate diagnostic evaluation and timely repair with interposition flaps is mandatory.
Keywords: vesicovaginal fistula; urinary incontinence; hysterectomy; radiation