Use of bowel for vaginal reconstruction.

  title={Use of bowel for vaginal reconstruction.},
  author={W Hardy Hendren and Anthony J Atala},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={152 2 Pt 2},
  pages={752-5; discussion 756-7}
There is a wide range of congenital vaginal abnormalities that can be reconstructed using bowel. From 1964 to 1993 we used bowel for vaginal reconstruction in 65 patients and all but 5 were treated since 1981. Patient age ranged from 9 months to 26 years. In 29 patients the bowel was used to extend a short vagina to the perineum, and in 36 the entire vagina… CONTINUE READING