Vaginoplasty and Bladder Revision Surgeries Improve Life Quality for Young Woman With Previously Corrected Genitourinary Malformations

Vaginoplasty and Bladder Revision Surgeries Improve Life Quality for Young Woman With Previously Corrected Genitourinary Malformations

Shumyle Alam, M.D., a pediatric urologist at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses a vaginoplasty and bladder revision case to show the importance of a holistic vision for pediatric patients with complex bladder, kidney, pelvic, and genital conditions, especially as they navigate the transition from adolescence to adulthood. Alam also discusses reproductive potential in patients who have undergone extensive corrections of the genitourinary tract since childhood, a conversation that was not even possible a decade ago.


Published

February 9, 2022

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The Medical University of South Carolina

Shumyle Alam, M.D.

Shumyle Alam, M.D.

Professor

There is a reluctance to speak openly about children with bowel, bladder, or genital problems. Many families and children suffer in isolation without the knowledge that there are many patients and families like them around the country ...