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Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy to treat prolapse of the neovagina created by vaginal dilation in rokitansky syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21126895     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Vaginal dilation is the first choice of treatment for women with a short vagina due to Rokitansky syndrome. Although the neovagina lacks pelvic support, prolapse of the neovagina is a surprisingly rare complication of treatment. Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy is recommended in the treatment of posthysterectomy vault prolapse in younger women but has not been used to treat neovaginal prolapse.
CASE: A 23-year-old woman with Rokitansky syndrome presented with a symptomatic prolapse of the neovagina. This was successfully treated with a laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy.
SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS: Laparosopic sacrocolpopexy appears to be an effective treatment in the unusual situation of vaginal prolapse after dilation.
Authors:
Panagiotis Christopoulos; Alfred Cutner; Arvind Vashisht; Sarah M Creighton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-12-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1873-4332     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610774     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e33-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece.
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