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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2018, Vol. 45 Issue (4): 615-617    DOI: 10.12891/ceog4071.2018
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Spontaneous closure of rectovaginal fistula after laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy: a case report and literature review
X. Xiaomin1, 2, J. Xiuxiu1, L. Jun1, *()
1 Department of Gynecology, Women's Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
2 Quzhou People's Hospital, Quzhou, China
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Abstract  
The occurrence of rectovaginal fistula (RVF) due to injury and infection during surgery has become an increasing trend. Currently the incidence is 0.9–9.9% and the vast majority of cases must be corrected surgically. The authors present a case of a 48-year-old patient who underwent late-onset rectovaginal fistula after laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH). The RVF healed spontaneously with nutritional support and avoidance of infection.
Key words:  Rectovaginal fistula      Spontaneous-healing      Nutritional support      Avoidance of infection     
Published:  10 August 2018     
*Corresponding Author(s):  LIN JUN     E-mail:  linjun@zju.edu.cn

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X. Xiaomin, J. Xiuxiu, L. Jun. Spontaneous closure of rectovaginal fistula after laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy: a case report and literature review. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2018, 45(4): 615-617.

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