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  • StatPearls: Physiology, Vaginal [BOOK]
    StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Gold Joann M. JM FIU/Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Shrimanker Isha I UPMC Pinnacle BOOK
  • The vagina is a female reproductive organ that changes over the lifespan of a woman. It serves a multitude of functions in response to hormonal changes as appreciated during puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause. The vagina plays a vital role in the female reproductive system and female sexual pleasure. Anatomic Overview The vagina is an elastic muscular tube of 7 to 10 cm in length tha…
  • A Rare Case of Massive Hematometra with a Tubo-ovarian Abscess in a 16-year-old Female. [Case Reports]
    Cureus 2019; 11(6):e4845Tsatsaris G, Fasoulakis Z, … Kontomanolis EN
  • Imperforate hymen is a congenital defect of the lower genital tract and specifically the vagina. The examination of a neonatal can be quite helpful to avoid a multitude of complications in puberty like hematocolpos and tubo-ovarian abscess. We present the case of a 16-year-old who presented to the emergency department with fever (37.9° C), which was progressive the last two days, swollen abdomen,…
  • Efficacy and safety of the Calistar and Elevate anterior vaginal mesh procedures. [Journal Article]
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2019; 239:30-34Rogowski A, Kluz T, … Baranowski W
  • CONCLUSIONS: The results suggestthat the Calistar system offers similar efficacy in the treatment of anterior and both anterior and apical POP as compared to the Elevate. The use of anterior Calistar is associated with some additional benefits, i.e. SUI treatment in patients with concomitant anterior and both anterior and apical POP and SUI symptoms.
  • Motion of the vaginal apex during strain and defecation. [Journal Article]
    Int Urogynecol J 2019Rostaminia G, Routzong M, … Abramowitch S
  • CONCLUSIONS: The vaginal apex is a highly mobile structure demonstrating significantly more mobility during defecation compared with strain. The data obtained contradict the general perception that the vaginal apex is relatively fixed within the pelvis of normally supported women.
  • The little tissue that couldn't - dispelling myths about the Hymen's role in determining sexual history and assault. [Review]
    Reprod Health 2019; 16(1):74Mishori R, Ferdowsian H, … McHale T
  • Conclusions about women's and girls' sexual history are made in some settings based on assumptions about the hymen, a small membranous tissue with no known biological function, which typically occupies a portion of the external vaginal opening in females. Clinicians, however, continue to refer to changes in the hymen to assess for a history of consensual or nonconsensual sexual intercourse. We re…
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