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Surgical Treatment of Vaginal Aplasia: Experience with 134 Cases

  • Y. Rochet
  • F. Payan
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Abstract

Our experience of surgical treatment of congenital absence of the vagina comprises 134 cases. We have used most of the technique described hitherto: (a) Frank’s nonsurgical method (8 cases); (b) cleavage surgery, either simple or completed by means of a prosthesis or skin grafts (21 cases); (c) transplantation of the intestine (34 cases); and (d) Vecchietti’s method (3 cases).

Keywords

Anatomic Result Cytologic Smear Male Pseudohermaphroditism Psychological Preparation Regular Sexual Activity 
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References

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Rochet
    • 1
  • F. Payan
    • 1
  1. 1.Gynaecological DepartmentUniversité Claude Bernard, Hôpital Edouard HerriotLyon Cedex 03France

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