Total urogenital mobilization--an easier way to repair cloacas.

  title={Total urogenital mobilization--an easier way to repair cloacas.},
  author={A. Pena},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={263-7; discussion 267-8}
  • A. Pena
  • Published 1997 in Journal of pediatric surgery
The surgical treatment of persistent cloaca is a serious challenge. The operation is technically difficult and the final results for urinary and fecal function are far from excellent. The repair of a cloaca includes, among other maneuvers, the separation of the vagina from the urinary tract. This step is a serious technical challenge and is very time consuming. Devascularization of these structures is the main source of complications such as urethro-vaginal fistula, vaginal stricture, and… CONTINUE READING
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