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Surgical management of vaginal agenesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10481855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vaginal agenesis is a rare anomaly that may result from a variety of different underlying diagnoses. The most important aspects of the surgical management of this condition are: correct diagnosis of both the underlying abnormality and its anatomy, documentation of any associated renal or skeletal anomalies, and proper psychological preparation of the young woman for any anticipated corrective surgery. Over the years, there have been many different techniques devised in an attempt to provide these women with a functioning vagina that approximates normal anatomy. The purpose of this article is to review the surgical options for the management of this anomaly.
Authors:
C L Templeman; A M Lam; S P Hertweck
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrical & gynecological survey     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0029-7828     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-21     Completed Date:  1999-10-21     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401007     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  583-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Colon, Sigmoid / transplantation
Dilatation
Female
Humans
Laparoscopy
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures*
Treatment Outcome
Vagina / abnormalities*,  surgery*
Vulva / surgery

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