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Baldwin's operation

Alternative eponyms

  • Opération de Mori (French)
  • Mori's operation
  • Baldwin-Mori operation

Related people

The formation of an artificial vagina by means of intestinal transplantation.

Description

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

Bibliography

  • 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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