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Table 6 Main intervention reported among patients with FGM/C according to hospital

From: Diagnoses and procedures of inpatients with female genital mutilation/cutting in Swiss University Hospitals: a cross-sectional study

Variables Geneva
(n = 111)
Lausanne
(n = 42)
Zürich
(n = 22)
Percentage of FGM/C Type III
Obstetrical interventions  
 Cerclage of the cervix 1 0 0 100% (n = 1)
 Pharmaceutical induction of labour 0 1 0 100% (n = 1)
 Manual assistance during delivery:     
  With episiotomy and instrumentation
  With episiotomy only
  Unspecified
0
0
0
5
1
13
2
6
2
42.9% (n = 3)
28.5% (n = 2)
20% (n = 3)
 Caesarean section 20 8 1 48.3% (n = 14)
 Perineal tear repair 2 6 0 37.5% (n = 3
 Curettage for retained placenta 1 1 0 0% (n = 0)
Gynaecological interventions     
 Ovarian cyst excision 1 0 0 100% (n = 1)
 Myomectomy 1 0 0 100% (n = 1)
 Salpingectomy 1 0 1 50% (n = 1)
Interventions related to FGM/C     
 Clitoral surgery 8 3 0 36.4% (n = 4)
 Vulvar cyst excision 2 0 0 100% (n = 2)
 Vulvar abscess incision and drainage 1 0 0 0% (n = 0)
 Defibulation 4 0 0 100% (n = 4)
Interventions possibly related to FGM/C     
 Hymenectomy 0 0 1 100% (n = 1)
 Repair of vulva and perineum 0 0 5 100% (n = 5)
 Incision of vulva and perineum 0 0 4 75% (n = 3)
Other interventions     
 Femoral fracture repair 0 1 0  
 Hematopoietic stem cell transplant 0 1 0  
 Lymph node biopsy 0 1 0  
 Mitral valvuloplasty 1 0 0  
 Retrograde ureteropyelography 1 0 0  
 Ureteral pigtail placement 1 0 0  
 Transvaginal suspension for urinary incontinence 0 1 0  
 Trunk abscess incision and drainage 1 0 0