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Baldwin's operation

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Also called opération de Mori (French). Baldwin in 1904 proposed the formation of an artificial vagina by means of intestinal transplantation.


  • J. Baldwin:
    The formation of an artificial vagina by intestinal transplantation.
    Annals of Surgery, Philadelphia, 1904, 40: 398-403.
  • M. Mori:
    Scheidenbildung unter Benutzung einer verlagerten Dinndarmschlinge bei Uterus rudimentarius cure Vagine rudimentaria.
    Zentralblatt für Gynäkologie, Leipzig, 1910, 34: 11.
  • G. Auber, T. Carbonara, L. di Bonito, and S. Patriarca:
    Carcinoma of the neovagina following a Baldwin-Mori operation for congenital absence of the vagina.
    Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1989, 10(1): 67-68.
  • F. Borruto and F. Ferraro:
    Adenocarcinoma of a neovagina constructed according to the Baldwin-Mori technique.
    European Journal of Gynaecologic Oncology, 1990, 11(5): 403-405.

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