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Clinical Study

Is the Simple Closure Technique Effective in the Treatment of Genital Fistulas?

Table 4

The identifiable risk factors for rectovaginal fistulas.

Risk factorNumber of casesRate (%)

Prolonged labor960
Vacuum application17
Forceps application320
Abdominal hysterectomy213

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