A clinical study of McIndoe vaginoplasty in vaginal agenesis


  • Samarina Kamal Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Alam Hospital and Research Centre Pvt. Ltd., Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
  • Sarita Tirkey Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, RIMS, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
  • Shashibala Singh Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, RIMS, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
  • Shobha Chakraborty Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, RIMS, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India




Fetal distress, Hypertension in pregnancy, Stillbirths


Background: The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of McIndoe Vaginoplasty in the creation of a neovagina for patients with vaginal agenesis.

Methods: this is a retrospective study of 50 cases of vaginal agenesis, who underwent McIndoe Vaginoplasty over a period of 8 years (2004-2012) by using skin graft in 25 cases and amnion as graft in the remaining.

Results: McIndoe Vaginoplasty was performed successfully in all 50 patients and post-surgical result was acceptable to the patient psychologically, sexually and aesthetically.

Conclusions: McIndoe Vaginoplasty is a safe and effective procedure for providing a satisfactory and functional vagina in patients with MRKH syndrome.



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