Table 1

Population, concept and context for identification of eligible studies

PopulationFemales undergoing surgery for genital fistula.
Fistula aetiologies: obstetric, iatrogenic (non-cancer), traumatic.
All ages.
ConceptAny research or service provision in addition to surgery; no limitations on intervention type.
Clinical or patient-reported outcomes beyond surgical success.
Studies or reports including original research or programme data.
ContextAll contexts; articles written in English or French.