Treatment of vaginal agenesis using a modified McIndoe technique: Long-term follow-up of 23 patients and a literature review


Bastu E. , Akhan S. E. , Mutlu M. F. , Nehir A., Yumru H., Hocaoglu E., ...More

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.20, no.4, pp.241-244, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/229255031202000416
  • Title of Journal : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.241-244

Abstract

E Bastu, SE Akhan, MF Mutlu, et al. treatment of vaginal agenesis using a modified McIndoe technique: Long-term follow-up of 23 patients and a literature review. Can J Plast surg 2012;20(4):241-244. BACKGROUND: Congenital vaginal agenesis is a rare malformation with an incidence of one in 4000 to 5000 female newborns. The purpose of vaginal agenesis treatment is not only to create an adequate passageway for penetration but also to facilitate satisfactory sexual intercourse.