Passerini-glazel feminizing genitoplasty: a long-term followup study

The Journal of Urology
Aldo BocciardiPatrizio Rigatti

Abstract

We report our experience with early 1-stage Passerini-Glazel feminizing genitoplasty with special emphasis on long-term results of vaginoplasty. A total of 66 patients with ambiguous genitalia underwent 1-stage Passerini-Glazel feminizing genitoplasty. Long-term followup included an outpatient visit at 1 year postoperatively and a genital assessment with the patient under general anesthesia performed before menarche courses in those operated on at age 6 months to 8 years, and at 2 years postoperatively for those operated on at 9 years or older. All patients underwent the first long-term followup evaluation and no major complications were observed. The second long-term followup evaluation was performed in 46 patients (70%). In all cases the vaginal introitus was located in the physiological position and was large and elastic. Vaginal caliber at the suture line between the tubularized flap and vaginal mucosa was the same size as the vaginal introitus and distal native vagina in 20 of 46 patients (43%), slightly smaller in 10 (22%) and stenotic in 16 (35%). Stenosis at the suture line was corrected with simple Y-V introitoplasty performed at the same followup visit. Early 1-stage Passerini-Glazel feminizing genitoplasty is a safe ...Continue Reading

References

May 1, 1976·The Journal of Urology·A SotiropoulosJ K Lattimer
Jun 1, 1992·Journal of Pediatric Surgery·A PeñaC Stolar
Apr 1, 1990·The Journal of Urology·R Gonzalez, E T Fernandes
Feb 1, 1969·Journal of Pediatric Surgery·W H Hendren, J D Crawford
Apr 21, 1999·The Journal of Urology·N K AlizaiN Johnson
Apr 21, 1999·The Journal of Urology·G Passerini-Glazel
May 24, 2001·The Journal of Urology·A FarkasI Hadas-Halpren

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Citations

Feb 11, 2010·Journal of Biomedicine & Biotechnology·Isabel Wong-BaezaArmando Isibasi
Oct 29, 2010·International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology·Ganka DouglasV Reid Sutton
Jul 21, 2011·Journal of Parasitology Research·Stefan Michael GeigerJeffrey Michael Bethony
Jan 6, 2012·Journal of Biomedicine & Biotechnology·Emilia Daniłowicz-LuebertSusanne Hartmann
May 27, 2009·Indian Journal of Urology : IJU : Journal of the Urological Society of India·Jeffrey A LeslieRichard Carlos Rink
Feb 1, 2013·Journal of Parasitology Research·Carmen AranzamendiElena Pinelli
Dec 4, 2012·Indian Journal of Urology : IJU : Journal of the Urological Society of India·Jatinder KumarM S Ansari
Aug 21, 2009·The Journal of Urology·Kimihiko MoriyaKatsuya Nonomura
Feb 24, 2009·Journal of Pediatric Surgery·Jennifer M CrawfordJohn M Hutson
Jun 14, 2006·Current Opinion in Urology·Ricardo González, Lisandro A Piaggio
Jun 14, 2021·International Journal of Surgery Case Reports·Tyas Priyatini, Roziana
Jun 14, 2006·Current Opinion in Urology

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis fungal infections spread through inhaling Blastomyces dermatitidis spores. Discover the latest research on blastomycosis fungal infections here.

Nuclear Pore Complex in ALS/FTD

Alterations in nucleocytoplasmic transport, controlled by the nuclear pore complex, may be involved in the pathomechanism underlying multiple neurodegenerative diseases including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia. Here is the latest research on the nuclear pore complex in ALS and FTD.

Applications of Molecular Barcoding

The concept of molecular barcoding is that each original DNA or RNA molecule is attached to a unique sequence barcode. Sequence reads having different barcodes represent different original molecules, while sequence reads having the same barcode are results of PCR duplication from one original molecule. Discover the latest research on molecular barcoding here.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Evolution of Pluripotency

Pluripotency refers to the ability of a cell to develop into three primary germ cell layers of the embryo. This feed focuses on the mechanisms that underlie the evolution of pluripotency. Here is the latest research.

Position Effect Variegation

Position Effect Variagation occurs when a gene is inactivated due to its positioning near heterochromatic regions within a chromosome. Discover the latest research on Position Effect Variagation here.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.

Microbicide

Microbicides are products that can be applied to vaginal or rectal mucosal surfaces with the goal of preventing, or at least significantly reducing, the transmission of sexually transmitted infections. Here is the latest research on microbicides.