Autologous buccal mucosa graft for repair of recurrent rectovaginal fistula

Gwen M. Grimsby, Anne C. Fischer, Linda A. Baker

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Abstract

Post-operative pediatric rectovaginal fistulas are rare, can be challenging to repair, and often recur. The versatility, ease of accessibility, vascularization, and likeness to native vaginal tissues make autologous buccal mucosal grafts a novel tissue substitute for the repair of a recurrent rectovaginal fistula after the surgical repair of anorectal malformations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)533-535
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Surgery International
Volume30
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2014

Keywords

  • Anorectal malformation
  • Buccal mucosa
  • Colovaginal fistula
  • Fistula
  • Hirschsprung's disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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