The use of cultured autologous oral epithelial cells for vaginoplasty in male-to-female transsexuals: a feasibility, safety, and advantageousness clinical pilot study.

@article{Dessy2014TheUO,
  title={The use of cultured autologous oral epithelial cells for vaginoplasty in male-to-female transsexuals: a feasibility, safety, and advantageousness clinical pilot study.},
  author={Luca Andrea Dessy and Marco Mazzocchi and Federico Corrias and Simona Ceccarelli and Cinzia Marchese and Nicol{\'o} Scuderi},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={133 1},
  pages={158-61}
}
Various vaginoplasty methods in male-to-female transsexuals have been described, but none is ideal. The use of cultured autologous oral epithelium to cover the neovagina walls is presented. Six patients were operated on. Complications encountered were one case of low-located rectovaginal fistula that was treated conservatively; one case of partial glans… CONTINUE READING