Vaginal reconstruction utilizing sigmoid colon: Complications and long-term results.

@article{Parsons2002VaginalRU,
  title={Vaginal reconstruction utilizing sigmoid colon: Complications and long-term results.},
  author={J Kellogg Parsons and Susan Gearhart and John P Gearhart},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={
          629-33
        }
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The use of sigmoid colon segments to repair congenital deformities of the vagina is well established. There are little data, however, on complications or functional results in these patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate complication rates and long-term patient outcomes in the use of sigmoid segments in vaginal reconstruction for congenital anomalies. METHODS The authors identified 28 patients who underwent vaginal reconstruction with sigmoid colon segments… CONTINUE READING

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