International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Gynaecology | India | Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015


Long Term Outcome of McIndoe's Technique for Vaginal Agenesis & Effect on Quality of Life, Sexual Function & Body Image

Dr. Sushree Jagadeb M.D O&G | Dr. Suryakanta Bisoi MCh Plastic Surgery


Abstract: Vaginoplasty is a surgical procedure whose purpose is to treat vaginal structure defect. Vaginal agenesis is estimated to occur in 1 in 4, 000-5, 000 live female births. These patients are usually managed by different surgical procedure but the long-term outcome is controversial. Among various methods McIndoe technique has remained most popular, here split thickness skin graft is used to line the neovagina. The main advantages are its simplicity and low morbidity. The disadvantages are graft contraction, fistula formation and need for long-term use of vaginal retainer.


Keywords: Vaginal atresia, McIndoe-s Vaginoplasty, Split thickness skin graft, Sponge/foam Mold


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015,


Pages: 2960 - 2963


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