vaginectomy


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Related to vaginectomy: colpectomy, vulvectomy, urethroplasty, colpocleisis, Pelvic exenteration, Metoidioplasty, scrotoplasty

vaginectomy

 [vaj″ĭ-nek´tah-me]
1. surgical excision of the vagina; called also colpectomy.
2. resection of the tunica vaginalis testis.

vag·i·nec·to·my

(vaj'i-nek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of the vagina or a segment thereof.
Synonym(s): colpectomy
[vagina + G. ektomē, excision]

vaginectomy

/vag·i·nec·to·my/ (vaj″ĭ-nek´tah-me) excision of the vagina.

vaginectomy

(văj′ə-nĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. vaginecto·mies
1. Surgical removal of all or part of the vagina.
2. Surgical removal of the serous membrane covering the testis and epididymus.

vaginectomy

(1) The surgical excision of all or part of the vagina, usually for treatment of extensive squamous cell carcinoma, less often for female-to-male sex reassignment. 
(2) Removal of the tunica vaginalis testis.

vag·i·nec·to·my

(vaj'i-nek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the vagina or a segment thereof.
Synonym(s): colpectomy.
[vagina + G. ektomē, excision]

vaginectomy

1. resection of the tunica vaginalis testis.
2. excision of the vagina.
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A decision was made to perform vaginectomy augmented by the placement of a simple introital cerclage.
A moderately to poorly differentiated, nonkeratinizing, minimally invasive squamous carcinoma was present in the vaginal biopsy and vaginectomy specimens.
Traditional colpocleisis closes the urogenital hiatus without specifically identifying the perivaginal endopelvic fascial septa, while using some degree of vaginectomy.
WASHINGTON -- For a carefully chosen group of patients, total vaginectomy with sling urethropexy may be a good option for the treatment of severe pelvic organ prolapse.
The proper management of deep infiltrative endometriosis of the cul de sac and rectovaginal area is to excise the disease to dear margins, and this may include a partial vaginectomy and colectomy anastomosis.