Surgeons succesfully construct vagina utilizing transverse colon

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The Hue Central International Hospital in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue yesterday said that surgeons have utilized transverse colon for vaginal construction for three patients.
 

Surgeons use transverse colon to construct vagina for three women (Photo: SGGP)

Surgeons use transverse colon to construct vagina for three women (Photo: SGGP)

Of three patients who underwent vaginal reconstruction, two patients have no wombs and vagina while one has womb without vagina.
Surgeons performed endoscopy to cut off a section of transverse colon to construct vagina for the three women.
Head of the Surgery Ward Dr. Pham Anh Vu said that the operation is firstly carried out in the hospital.
Successful surgery can help these women have sex like normal women. One of three patietns is 15 year old girl who can give birth after the surgery because she has womb.
Three women paid VND30 million for the surgery while it costs VND600 million for such operation conducted in Thailands.


By VAN THANG – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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