surgically created structures

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Summary: Organs or parts of organs surgically formed from nearby tissue to function as substitutes for diseased or surgically removed tissue.

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  1. Fedele L, Bianchi S, Berlanda N, Bulfoni A, Fontana E. Laparoscopic creation of a neovagina and recovery of menstrual function in a patient with Rokitansky syndrome: a case report. Hum Reprod. 2006;21:3287-9 pubmed
    ..An accurate pre- and intra-operative evaluation of patients with Rokitansky syndrome is necessary to identify those who might benefit from this procedure. ..
  2. Abbasakoor F, Mahon C, Boulos P. Diversion colitis in sigmoid neovagina. Colorectal Dis. 2004;6:290-1 pubmed
  3. Fedele L, Bianchi S, Berlanda N, Fontana E, Bulfoni A, Borruto F. Laparoscopic creation of a neovagina with the laparoscopic Vecchietti operation: comparison of two instrument sets. Fertil Steril. 2006;86:429-32 pubmed
    ..To compare safety and effectiveness of two different instrument sets for the laparoscopic Vecchietti operation for the creation of a neovagina...
  4. Panici P, Bellati F, Boni T, Francescangeli F, Frati L, Marchese C. Vaginoplasty using autologous in vitro cultured vaginal tissue in a patient with Mayer-von-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome. Hum Reprod. 2007;22:2025-8 pubmed
    ..The use of autologous in vitro cultured vaginal tissue to create a neovagina appears as an easy, minimally invasive and useful method...
  5. Singh M, Aung T, Aquino M, Chew P. Utility of bleb imaging with anterior segment optical coherence tomography in clinical decision-making after trabeculectomy. J Glaucoma. 2009;18:492-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine if imaging of blebs with anterior segment optical coherence tomography (ASOCT) affects clinical decision-making with regard to laser suture lysis (LSL) after trabeculectomy...
  6. Rajimwale A, Furness P, Brant W, Koyle M. Vaginal construction using sigmoid colon in children and young adults. BJU Int. 2004;94:115-9 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the age at which patients who required vaginal replacement (an uncommon procedure in children) were diagnosed, and the cause of their anomaly, and to relate these variables to the surgical outcome...
  7. Browning A. The circumferential obstetric fistula: characteristics, management and outcomes. BJOG. 2007;114:1172-6 pubmed
    ..This article analyses a series of 77 consecutive circumferential obstetric fistula cases operated in the Barhirdar Hamlin Fistula Centre by the author. ..
  8. Tie M, Rao M, Russell C, Burapa K. Transperitoneal guide-wire or drainage catheter placement for guidance of laparoscopic marsupialization of lymphocoeles post renal transplantation. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2001;16:1038-41 pubmed
    ..Its use is limited to sterile and benign lesions due to the risks of peritoneal seeding, making recurrent post-operative lymphocoeles ideally suited for this application. ..
  9. Darwish A. A simplified novel laparoscopic formation of neovagina for cases of Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome. Fertil Steril. 2007;88:1427-30 pubmed
    ..Relatively lower hospital costs, rapid return to work, and early sexual intercourse make it a reasonable procedure. ..

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  1. Fann S, Terracio L, Yan W, Franchini J, Yost M. A model of tissue-engineered ventral hernia repair. J Invest Surg. 2006;19:193-205 pubmed
    ..The knowledge gained from our model system would have immediate application to mangled extremities, maxillofacial reconstructions, and restorative procedures following tumor excision in other areas of the body. ..
  2. Schwarz A. [Pathophysiology of gastric pouch surgery]. Kongressbd Dtsch Ges Chir Kongr. 2002;119:265-8 pubmed
    ..Randomized studies demonstrate a better reservoir function, less reflux, less heart burn, a slower passage time and fewer dumping symptoms after pouch reconstruction. ..
  3. Takeshita A, Nakajima T, Kaneko T, Yazawa M, Tamada I. Surgical creation of a Cupid's bow using W-plasty in patients after cleft lip surgery. Br J Plast Surg. 2003;56:375-9 pubmed
    ..In patients where the Gillies method had been used, the Cupid's bow tended to be flattened gradually after surgery. We report on the details of our method and the case reports using the technique. ..
  4. Ismail Pratt I, Bikoo M, Liao L, Conway G, Creighton S. Normalization of the vagina by dilator treatment alone in Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome and Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser Syndrome. Hum Reprod. 2007;22:2020-4 pubmed
    ..Various surgical and non-surgical treatment options are available for women with congenital vaginal agenesis. We report results of vaginal dilation therapy delivered by a multi-disciplinary team as first line treatment for vaginal agenesis...
  5. Hida Y, Katoh H. New method for jejunal pouch interposition reconstruction after distal gastrectomy. Hepatogastroenterology. 2000;47:1495-7 pubmed
    ..Shortening of operative time can be attributed to adoption of end-to-end posterior anastomosis between the stomach and the jejunal pouch using the linear stapling device simultaneously with gastrectomy. ..
  6. Khen Dunlop N, Lortat Jacob S, Thibaud E, Clément Ziza M, Lyonnet S, Nihoul Fekete C. Rokitansky syndrome: clinical experience and results of sigmoid vaginoplasty in 23 young girls. J Urol. 2007;177:1107-11 pubmed
    ..We recommend reconstruction during adolescence because the local conditions are excellent and it allows adaptation of the anatomy to physical development. ..
  7. Carbone I, Ascarelli A, Francioni F, Passariello R. Noninvasive evaluation of gastric tube blood supply with multislice computed tomography. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006;30:190 pubmed
  8. Gotoh M, Mizutani K, Furukawa T, Kinukawa T, Ono Y, Ohshima S. Quality of micturition in male patients with orthotopic neobladder replacement. World J Urol. 2000;18:411-6 pubmed
  9. Sawada A, Mochizuki K, Katada T, Kawakami H, Yamamoto T, Mikamo H, et al. Gemella species-associated late-onset endophthalmitis after trabeculectomy with adjunctive mitomycin C. J Glaucoma. 2009;18:496-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To report 2 cases of delayed-onset, bleb-related endophthalmitis induced by Gemella species...
  10. Brucker S, Gegusch M, Zubke W, Rall K, Gauwerky J, Wallwiener D. Neovagina creation in vaginal agenesis: development of a new laparoscopic Vecchietti-based procedure and optimized instruments in a prospective comparative interventional study in 101 patients. Fertil Steril. 2008;90:1940-52 pubmed
    ..It is therefore a safer, shorter, more effective, and less traumatic procedure. ..
  11. Mace L, Dervanian P, Houyel L, Chaillon Fracchia E, Piot D, Lambert V, et al. Surgically created double-orifice left atrioventricular valve: a valve-sparing repair in selected atrioventricular septal defects. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001;121:352-64 pubmed
    ..The operation may decrease the need for reoperation or left atrioventricular valve replacement. ..
  12. Pinero D, Alio J, Uceda Montanes A, El Kady B, Pascual I. Intracorneal ring segment implantation in corneas with post-laser in situ keratomileusis keratectasia. Ophthalmology. 2009;116:1665-74 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the refractive and aberrometric changes in corneas with post-LASIK keratectasia implanted with intracorneal ring segments (ICRS) during a 2-year follow-up...
  13. Hockel M, Menke H, Germann G. Vaginoplasty with split skin grafts from the scalp: optimization of the surgical treatment for vaginal agenesis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2003;188:1100-2 pubmed
    ..Patients with a congenital absence of a vagina should also benefit from the obvious advantages, which made the scalp the preferred donor site in burn patients. ..
  14. Gurbuz A, Karateke A, Haliloglu B. Abdominal surgical approach to a case of complete cervical and partial vaginal agenesis. Fertil Steril. 2005;84:217 pubmed
    ..The follow-up pelvic ultrasonography was normal. Cervicoplasty attaching the mucosal lining of the endometrium to that of the vagina permits the creation of a patent cervical canal with short stenting time. ..
  15. Schilling M, Mettler D, Feodorovici M, Buchler M. Organ-preserving resection of the gastroesophageal junction and substitution with a gastric corpus rotation tube: an experimental study. J Gastrointest Surg. 2000;4:63-9 pubmed
    ..Horizontal gastric corpus tubes might offer an alternative to replace the distal esophagus and proximal stomach after resection of premalignant lesions of the gastroesophageal junction. ..
  16. Kumagai N, O Neil J, Barth R, LaMattina J, Utsugi R, Moran S, et al. Vascularized islet-cell transplantation in miniature swine. I. Preparation of vascularized islet kidneys. Transplantation. 2002;74:1223-30 pubmed
    ..Therefore, the ability to create vascularized islet grafts may provide a strategy for successful islet transplantation across allogeneic and potentially across xenogeneic barriers. ..
  17. Xu Y, Qiao Y, Sa Y, Zhang J, Zhang H, Zhang X, et al. One-stage urethral reconstruction using colonic mucosa graft: an experimental and clinical study. World J Gastroenterol. 2003;9:381-4 pubmed
    ..Colonic mucosa graft urethral substitution is a feasible procedure for the treatment of complex urethral stricture of a long segment. The technique may be considered when more conventional options have failed or are contraindicated. ..
  18. Miyazaki T, Kuwano H, Kato H, Yoshikawa M, Ojima H, Tsukada K. Predictive value of blood flow in the gastric tube in anastomotic insufficiency after thoracic esophagectomy. World J Surg. 2002;26:1319-23 pubmed
    ..The TBF in the gastric tube after esophagectomy may be a predictor of anastomotic insufficiency. However, PGE1 treatment in the intraoperative period alone is not effective in preventing anastomotic insufficiency. ..
  19. Takiguchi S, Sekimoto M, Fujiwara Y, Yasuda T, Yano M, Monden M. Laparoscopic intragastric surgery for gastric tube cancer following esophagectomy. Surg Endosc. 2003;17:1323-4 pubmed
    ..Thus, laparoscopic intragastric surgery is a useful technique in cases to which endoscopic mucosal resection is not applicable. ..
  20. Motoyama S, Kitamura M, Saito R, Maruyama K, Sato Y, Hayashi K, et al. Surgical outcome of colon interposition by the posterior mediastinal route for thoracic esophageal cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007;83:1273-8 pubmed
    ..The 1-, 2-, 3-, and 5-year survival rates were 66%, 52%, 48%, and 48%, respectively. Colon interposition by the posterior mediastinal route provides a good outcome and is considered the route of first choice. ..
  21. Gao F, Liao D, Zhao J, Drewes A, Gregersen H. Numerical analysis of pouch filling and emptying after laparoscopic gastric banding surgery. Obes Surg. 2008;18:243-50 pubmed publisher
    ..This information may be important in understanding the mechanical behavior of pouches and for the development of more advanced numerical models in the clinical management of the surgery. ..
  22. Gunsar C, Vatansever H, Arslan O, Sencan A, Muftuoglu S, Ozbilgin K, et al. The maturity of intestinal neomucosa: integrin expression and ultrastructural aspects. J Pediatr Surg. 2004;39:1368-75 pubmed
    ..The NS showed histologic maturity and ultimate structural similarity with the native small bowel mucosa, which provides strong indirect evidence for the proper functioning of the neomucosa. ..
  23. Anand N, Khan A. Long-term outcomes of needle revision of trabeculectomy blebs with mitomycin C and 5-fluorouracil: a comparative safety and efficacy report. J Glaucoma. 2009;18:513-20 pubmed publisher
    ..2%) eye of MMC group and delayed suprachoroidal hemorrhage in 1 (1.9%) eye of 5-FU group. This study suggests that MMC is more effective than 5-FU for needle revision of failed trabeculectomy blebs. ..
  24. Lotan G, Mashiach R, Halevy A. Total endoscopic vaginal reconstruction in a case of Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2005;15:435-8 pubmed
    ..We report a case of sigmoid colpoplasty for neovagina creation in a 15-year-old girl, performed completely by laparoscopy, with a favorable outcome and an easier recovery. ..
  25. Fedele L, Bianchi S, Barbieri M, Frontino G, Meroni R, Fontana E. Use of an endoscopic ultrasound probe for the evaluation of the Müllerian rudiments in patients with Rokitansky syndrome. Fertil Steril. 2008;89:981-3 pubmed
    ..Our experience shows the feasibility and accuracy of the endoscopic ultrasound probe in evaluating the structure of the rudimentary uterine horns in Rokitansky syndrome. ..
  26. Ichikura T, Chochi K, Sugasawa H, Mochizuki H. Antireflux contrivance in jejunal pouch reconstruction after total and proximal gastrectomies. Dig Surg. 2006;23:381-6 pubmed
    ..Mild esophagitis was observed in 1 patient. The antireflux contrivance reported here can be easily, safely, and uniformly done, and it is a useful technique. ..
  27. DeMarco R, Pope J, Adams M, Brock J. The use of bowel in vaginal reconstruction. Curr Urol Rep. 2003;4:409-11 pubmed
  28. Creatsas G, Deligeoroglou E. Creatsas modification of Williams vaginoplasty for reconstruction of the vaginal aplasia in Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome cases. Womens Health (Lond). 2010;6:367-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The same material is used to approximate the perineal muscles, subcutaneous fat and outer skin margins. In our institution, the Creatsas vaginoplasty has been performed in 200 patients over the last 23 years, with excellent results. ..
  29. Cheng M, Ho Asjoe M, Wei F, Chuang D. Nipple reconstruction in Asian females using banked cartilage graft and modified top hat flap. Br J Plast Surg. 2003;56:692-4 pubmed
    ..Using the modified 'top hat' flap, we found that no excess soft tissue is required to compensate for the reduction. We have used this method in 25 cases of nipple reconstruction and have obtained satisfactory result in projection. ..
  30. Labbe A, Hamard P, Iordanidou V, Dupont Monod S, Baudouin C. [Utility of the Visante OCT in the follow-up of glaucoma surgery]. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2007;30:225-31 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the utility of the Visante OCT in the follow-up of filtering surgery...
  31. Steiner E, Woernle F, Kuhn W, Beckmann K, Schmidt M, Pilch H, et al. Carcinoma of the neovagina: case report and review of the literature. Gynecol Oncol. 2002;84:171-5 pubmed
    ..Nevertheless, it has been well described. The aim of this report was to analyze the reported cases and to add observations concerning a risk profile for this rare occurrence of carcinoma...
  32. Terashima T, Homma S, Watanabe N, Maruta T, Hasegawa J, Hatakeyama K. Motor and electrogastrographic activity of the gastric tube formed after esophagectomy. J Smooth Muscle Res. 2005;41:99-106 pubmed
    ..3 occurred between the thoracic EGGs and the intraluminal pressure waves. Thus the gastric tube seems to preserve most of the original gastric motor characteristics and to contribute as a substitute for the original esophagus and stomach...
  33. Willis S, Riesener K, Anurow M, Titkova S, Ottinger A, Arlt G, et al. Experimental studies on small intestinal pouch motility and evacuation. Int J Surg Investig. 1999;1:211-8 pubmed
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate pouch motility and evacuation under standardised conditions with a minimum of external influence...
  34. Nadrowski L. Is a distal jejunojejunal pouch nutritionally ideal in total gastrectomy?. Am J Surg. 2003;185:349-53 pubmed
    ..Creating a noncomplicated and easily constructed capacious antiperistaltic distal jejunojejunal pouch at the Roux-en-Y site should further improve nutritional satisfaction and weight gain, particularly in patients with gastric cancer...
  35. Thabet S, Ali A. New attempt using labio-vestibular flap technique to manage circumcised women with Rokitansky syndrome. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2008;87:94-8 pubmed
    ..To assess the efficacy of the labio-vestibular flap technique in managing circumcised women with Rokitansky syndrome and in correcting the sexuality defects caused by the anomaly present and by female circumcision...
  36. Pramesh C, Mistry R, Pantvaidya G, Upasani V. Does the width of the gastric tube matter in esophageal reconstruction?. Am J Surg. 2005;189:376 pubmed
  37. Delis S, Filippou D, Dervenis C, Burke G, Ciancio G. Kidney transplantation with two donor ureters in patient with previous ileogastric conduit. Transpl Int. 2005;18:884-6 pubmed
    ..The purpose of our publication is to focus upon the technical aspects of a rare combination of kidney transplant with two donor ureters in a patient with neurogenic bladder and previous reconstruction of a continent ileogastric conduit...
  38. Miller P, Forstein D. Creation of a neovagina by the Vecchietti procedure in a patient with corrected high imperforate anus. JSLS. 2009;13:221-3 pubmed
  39. Parente A, Molina E, Cerda J, Cañizo A, Rodriguez A, Lain A, et al. [Neovagina with intestine: 13 cases]. Cir Pediatr. 2008;21:37-42 pubmed
    ..In this work let's sense beforehand our experience in the accomplishment of neovaginas with intestine...
  40. Mizia K, Bennett M, Dudley J, Morrisey J. Müllerian dysgenesis: a review of recent outcomes at Royal Hospital for Women. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2006;46:29-31 pubmed
    ..There have been many methods described for creation of a functionally useful vagina in cases of Müllerian dysgenesis. Given the number of available methods and the infrequency of the condition, outcome data can be difficult to obtain...
  41. Khattar N, Dorairajan L, Kumar S, Soundararaghavan S, Pal B. Single-stage correction of urinary incontinence and vaginoplasty in a case of urethral coitus with vaginal agenesis. Urol Int. 2008;81:364-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this method of reconstruction has not yet been reported for this condition...
  42. Paruchuru P, Adluri K, Alzetani A, Patel R. Mitral annuloplasty with autologous pericardium and saphenous vein. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2003;11:83-4 pubmed
    ..These rings are easy to make and offer a no-cost alternative to commercially available rings. The long-term performance of such rings has not been determined...
  43. Lin W, Chang C, Shen Y, Tsai H. Use of autologous buccal mucosa for vaginoplasty: a study of eight cases. Hum Reprod. 2003;18:604-7 pubmed
    ..The difference between most of the surgical techniques is the graft material used. The purpose of this study was to describe the procedure and outcome of creating a neovaginal pouch lined with autologous buccal mucosa...
  44. Mane S, Thakur A, Dhende N, Obaidah A, Acharya H. Single-stage feminizing genitoplasty in aphallia through an anterior saggital approach. J Pediatr Surg. 2009;44:2233-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Most of the techniques described in the literature are variations of the posterior sagittal approach with staged repair. We describe a single-stage anterior sagittal approach for feminizing genitoplasty in cases of aphallia...
  45. El Halabi H, Lawrence W. Clinical results of various reconstructions employed after total gastrectomy. J Surg Oncol. 2008;97:186-92 pubmed
    ..The conclusion we reached from this review was that such a reconstruction does reduce unpleasant symptoms, aids weight maintenance, and is a valuable operative approach...
  46. Noguchi S, Nakatsuka M, Sugiyama Y, Chekir C, Kamada Y, Hiramatsu Y. Use of artificial dermis and recombinant basic fibroblast growth factor for creating a neovagina in a patient with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome. Hum Reprod. 2004;19:1629-32 pubmed
    ..5 cm in width and approximately 8 cm in length. In this case, use of artificial dermis and recombinant bFGF to create a neovagina was an easy, less invasive and useful method...
  47. Tabet R, Feldman R, Bell N, Lee D. "Bleb window"-pexy for the management of symptomatic, oversized blebs. J Glaucoma. 2009;18:546-51 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe a simple method and outcomes of remodeling dysesthetic, oversized filtering blebs...
  48. Dargent D, Marchiole P, Giannesi A, Benchaib M, Chevret Measson M, Mathevet P. [Laparoscopic Davydov or laparoscopic transposition of the peritoneal colpopoeisis described by Davydov for the treatment of congenital vaginal agenesis: the technique and its evolution]. Gynecol Obstet Fertil. 2004;32:1023-30 pubmed
    ..The laparoscopic Davydov is described. The data concerning the surgery and the postoperative course are reported at the same time as the data concerning the anatomical and sexological results...
  49. Darai E, Toullalan O, Besse O, Potiron L, Delga P. Anatomic and functional results of laparoscopic-perineal neovagina construction by sigmoid colpoplasty in women with Rokitansky's syndrome. Hum Reprod. 2003;18:2454-9 pubmed
    ..However, few data are available on the complications, anatomic and functional results of laparoscopic-perineal neovagina construction by sigmoid colpoplasty...
  50. Fujisawa M, Takenaka A, Kamidono S. A new technique for creation of a sigmoid neobladder for urinary reconstruction: clinical outcome in 42 men. Urology. 2003;62:254-8 pubmed
    ..To present the results of a new technique for construction of a sigmoid neobladder after radical cystectomy...
  51. Jaquet Y, Pilloud R, Lang F, Monnier P. Prefabrication of composite grafts for long-segment tracheal reconstruction. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004;130:1185-90 pubmed
    ..To investigate the prefabrication of vascularized mucosa-lined composite grafts intended to replace circumferential tracheal defects...
  52. Xu Y, Qiao Y, Wu D, Sa Y, Chen Z, Zhang J, et al. [The treatment of complex urethral stricture greater than 8 cm long]. Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2006;44:670-3 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the selection of different procedures and the feasibility for the treatment of long segment urethral stricture...
  53. Creatsas G, Deligeoroglou E. Vaginal aplasia and reconstruction. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2010;24:185-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The Creatsas vaginoplasty is a simple, fast and safe technique that has been performed in 178 patients in our Institution over the past 22 years and has provided excellent results in the vast majority of patients...
  54. Nomura E, Shinohara H, Mabuchi H, Sang Woong L, Sonoda T, Tanigawa N. Postoperative evaluation of the jejunal pouch reconstruction following proximal and distal gastrectomy for cancer. Hepatogastroenterology. 2004;51:1561-6 pubmed
  55. Gores P, Hayes D, Copeland M, Korbutt G, Halberstadt C, Kirkpatrick S, et al. Long-term survival of intratesticular porcine islets in nonimmunosuppressed beagles. Transplantation. 2003;75:613-8 pubmed
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the immunoprotection afforded by the intratesticular environment is potent enough to prevent the rejection of xenogeneic porcine islets in a large-animal model...
  56. Dharamsi N, Sheldon C. Management quandary. Case 2005: management of vaginal agenesis. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2005;18:359-62 pubmed
  57. Kim J, Shin J, Ko G, Yoon H, Song H, Sung K. A case of successful embolotherapy for gastric ulcer bleeding from the intercostal artery after oesophagectomy and gastric reconstruction. Br J Radiol. 2006;79:e96-8 pubmed
    ..This case teaches us to search aberrant feeding vessels when active bleeding is suspected in reconstructed gastric tube in the patient with oesophagectomy and oesophagogastrostomy...
  58. Roberts C, Haber M, Rock J. Vaginal creation for müllerian agenesis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2001;185:1349-52; discussion 1352-3 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of passive vaginal dilation and McIndoe vaginoplasty in the creation of a neovagina for patients with müllerian agenesis...
  59. Motoyama S, Laoag Fernandez J, Mochizuki S, Yamabe S, Maruo T. Vaginoplasty with Interceed absorbable adhesion barrier for complete squamous epithelialization in vaginal agenesis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2003;188:1260-4 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to present our experiences of an innovative surgical approach for vaginal agenesis with the use of Interceed absorbable adhesion barrier (Ethicon) to achieve a satisfactory neovagina...
  60. Johansson J, Walther B. Clinical outcome and long-term survival rates after esophagectomy are not determined by age over 70 years. J Gastrointest Surg. 2000;4:55-62 pubmed
    ..299). The clinical outcome was the same regardless of whether patients were over or under 70 years of age. Tumor stage but not age over 70 years was the major predictive factor for long-term survival...
  61. Radziszewski P, Majewski M, Baranowski W, Czaplicki M, Bossowska A, Dobronski P, et al. Re-innervation pattern of the 'neovagina' created from the bladder flap in patients with Mayer-Rokitanski-Kistner-Hauser syndrome: an immunochemical study. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2009;25:362-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we decided to elucidate the pattern of sensory re-innervation of the bladder flap used for the surgery...
  62. Guven E, Guven S, Ayhan A. Comment on "Recurrent carcinoma in situ of a neovagina". Gynecol Oncol. 2004;92:728; 728-9 pubmed
  63. Singh G, Sunita V. Double uteri with cervicovaginal agenesis. Fertil Steril. 2008;90:2016.e13-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To report results of managing complex malformation of the genital tract and to validate a newer classification (vaginal, cervix, uterus, adnexa-associated malformation [VCUAM]) for describing such complex anomalies...
  64. Hoshikawa T, Denno R, Yamaguchi K, Ura H, Hirata K. Chronic outcome of proximal gastrectomy with jejunal pouch interposition in dogs. J Surg Res. 2003;112:122-30 pubmed
    ..Therefore, we carried out an experiment in beagle dogs to investigate the utility of proximal gastrectomy with an interposed jejunal pouch...
  65. Bugmann P, Amaudruz M, Hanquinet S, La Scala G, Birraux J, Le Coultre C. Uterocervicoplasty with a bladder mucosa layer for the treatment of complete cervical agenesis. Fertil Steril. 2002;77:831-5 pubmed
    ..To create an endocervical canal in a patient with a complete cervical agenesis...
  66. Keser A, Bozkurt N, Taner O, Sensoz O. Treatment of vaginal agenesis with modified Abbé-McIndoe technique: long-term follow-up in 22 patients. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2005;121:110-6 pubmed
    ..The purpose of the current study is to present clinical experiences and long-term results of modified Abbé-McIndoe technique...
  67. De Castro R, Merlini E, Rigamonti W, Macedo A. Phalloplasty and urethroplasty in children with penile agenesis: preliminary report. J Urol. 2007;177:1112-6; discussion 1117 pubmed
    ..Because definitive forearm flap phalloplasty is generally not recommended before puberty, we performed a preliminary penile reconstruction during childhood in 4 patients...
  68. Wan X, Xi X, Yan Q. Laparoscopic rectosigmod colpopoiesis as a treatment for a patient with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome. Chin Med J (Engl). 2003;116:1438-40 pubmed
  69. Lugli M, Guerzoni S, Garofalo M, Smedile G, Maleti O. Neovalve construction in deep venous incompetence. J Vasc Surg. 2009;49:156-62, 162.e1-2; discussion 162 pubmed publisher
    ..The technique was modified in the second series so as to correct a cause of failure...
  70. Gertler R, Rosenberg R, Feith M, Schuster T, Friess H. Pouch vs. no pouch following total gastrectomy: meta-analysis and systematic review. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009;104:2838-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this report was to assess the value of pouch formation as a gastric substitute after total gastrectomy compared with reconstruction techniques without a pouch...
  71. Singh I, Hemal A. Recurrent urethral hairball and stone in a hypospadiac: management and prevention. J Endourol. 2001;15:645-7 pubmed
    ..A dilute solution of thioglycolate was prophylactically instilled into the neourethra at intervals of 3 months to ensure complete tricholysis and to prevent recurrent hair growth in the future...
  72. Fedele L, Bianchi S, Berlanda N, Fontana E, Raffaelli R, Bulfoni A, et al. Neovaginal mucosa after Vecchietti's laparoscopic operation for Rokitansky syndrome: structural and ultrastructural study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006;195:56-61 pubmed
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate structural and ultrastructural characteristics of the mucosa of neovaginae created by Vecchietti's laparoscopic operation for Rokitansky syndrome...
  73. Chaiyasate K, Jacobs M, Brooks S, del Rosario G, Andrus L, Kestenberg W, et al. The uncut Roux-en-Y with jejunal pouch: a new reconstruction technique for total gastrectomy. Surgery. 2007;142:33-9 pubmed
  74. Borkowski A, Czaplicki M, Dobronski P. Twenty years of experience with Krzeski's cystovaginoplasty for vaginal agenesis in Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome: anatomical, histological, cytological and functional results. BJU Int. 2008;101:1433-40 pubmed publisher
  75. Borruto F, Camoglio F, Zampieri N, Fedele L. The laparoscopic Vecchietti technique for vaginal agenesis. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007;98:15-9 pubmed
    ..To evaluate surgical, long-term anatomic and functional results of the laparoscopic Vecchietti procedure to treat women with vaginal agenesis...
  76. Smaldone M, Cannon G, Benoit R. Subcutaneous reservoir placement during penile prosthesis implantation. Can J Urol. 2006;13:3351-2 pubmed
    ..We report a novel location for reservoir placement in a man who had undergone multiple pelvic surgeries after suffering a severe pelvic crush injury...
  77. Communal P, Chevret Measson M, Golfier F, Raudrant D. Sexuality after sigmoid colpopoiesis in patients with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser Syndrome. Fertil Steril. 2003;80:600-6 pubmed
    ..To assess the functional outcome and sexuality of patients after creation of a sigmoid neovagina...
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