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vag·i·nec·to·my

 (văj′ə-nĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. vag·i·nec·to·mies
1. Surgical removal of all or part of the vagina.
2. Surgical removal of the serous membrane covering the testis and epididymus.
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vaginectomy

(ˌvædʒɪˈnɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
1. (Surgery) surgical removal of all or part of the vagina
2. (Surgery) surgical removal of part of the serous sheath surrounding the testis and epididymis
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The most common excisional procedure employed for VAIN is upper vaginectomy. In this procedure, the surgeon grasps and tents up the vaginal mucosa, incises the mucosa without penetrating the subepithelial tissue layers such as bladder and rectum.
The surgery consisted of radical cystectomy total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, partial vaginectomy pelvic lymphadenectomy intracorporeal ileal conduit creation, bilateral urethral stent placement, and urethrectomy performed by robotic laparoscopy (Da Vinci Intutive Surgical system USA) in our institution.
Eight weeks after the initial visit, she underwent a radical hysterectomy, right salpingo-oophorectomy, left oopexy, partial vaginectomy, and right pelvic lymphadenectomy.
Four of the patients made complete recoveries by 34 months following a variety of treatments including partial vaginectomy, transvaginal ligation, and tamponade followed byballoon-occluded retrograde obliteration, tamponade, and surgical hemostasis followed by TIPS, and TIPS was followed by liver transplantation [2].
Anderson negligently cut into Thorsted's rectum while performing a partial vaginectomy, causing a substantial injury, according to the lawsuit.
Transgender men may undergo hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and/or vaginectomy. The TABLE summarizes the indications and perioperative considerations for each procedure.
Despite a vaginectomy and vaginal hysterectomy with clear margins, the patient had a recurrence at 46 months.
Women with stage I disease involving the upper posterior vagina may be treated by radical vaginectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy.
He was counseled regarding total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH), bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO), vaginectomy, and staged radial forearm osteocutaneous free flap phalloplasty with prelamination.
Although studies have not found correlation between extent of surgery (local excision, simple vulvectomy, radical vulvectomy, partial vaginectomy, radical vaginectomy, exenteration) and overall survival rate [17, 18], it is agreed that the resection specimen should have at least 1 cm clear margins [19].
There were so many surgeries, it shocked him--the mastectomy, the hysterectomy, the vaginectomy and penile reconstruction.
Her past surgical history suggested that she had undergone total hysterectomy for fibroid uterus and after two years she had bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and partial vaginectomy for deeply infiltrating endometriosis.