Perineal dilator

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A perineal dilator is an inflatable balloon-like device sometimes used to create a functional vagina in women with vaginal agenesis. The device, usually made out of silicone, is inserted into the vagina and inflated.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gargollo, PC.; Cannon, GM.; Diamond, DA.; Thomas, P.; Burke, V.; Laufer, MR. (Oct 2009). "Should progressive perineal dilation be considered first line therapy for vaginal agenesis?". J Urol. 182 (4 Suppl): 1882–9. doi:10.1016/j.juro.2009.03.071. PMID 19695600. 
  2. ^ Routh, JC.; Laufer, MR.; Cannon, GM.; Diamond, DA.; Gargollo, PC. (Nov 2010). "Management strategies for Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser related vaginal agenesis: a cost-effectiveness analysis". J Urol. 184 (5): 2116–21. doi:10.1016/j.juro.2010.06.133. PMID 20850825.