Female Genital Surgeries: The Known, the Unknown, and the Unknowable

Med Anthropol Q.  1999; March 1 : 79–106 Female Genital Surgeries: The Known, the Unknown, and the Unknowable Makhlouf Obermeyer C. ABSTRACT This article reviews the literature on female genital surgeries and examines the extent to which available research supports commonly accepted “facts” about the prevalence and harmful effects of these practices, in particular theirContinue reading “Female Genital Surgeries: The Known, the Unknown, and the Unknowable”

The use of intrapartum defibulation in women with female genital mutilation.

BJOG. 2001 Sep;108(9):949-51. The use of intrapartum defibulation in women with female genital mutilation. Rouzi AA, Aljhadali EA, Amarin ZO, Abduljabbar HS. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Saudi Arabia. OBJECTIVE: To assess the use of intrapartum defibulation for women who have had female genital mutilation. DESIGN: A retrospective case analysis. SETTING:Continue reading “The use of intrapartum defibulation in women with female genital mutilation.”

New attempt using labio-vestibular flap technique to manage circumcised women with Rokitansky syndrome.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2008;87(1):94-8. New attempt using labio-vestibular flap technique to manage circumcised women with Rokitansky syndrome. Thabet SM, Ali AH Cairo University, Edypt. Dr_saeedth@hotmail.com ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of the labio-vestibular flap technique in managing circumcised women with Rokitansky syndrome and in correcting the sexuality defects caused by the anomaly presentContinue reading “New attempt using labio-vestibular flap technique to manage circumcised women with Rokitansky syndrome.”

Defective sexuality and female circumcision: the cause and possible management

J Obstet Gynaecol res. 2003 Feb; 29(1):12-9 Defective sexuality and female circumcision: the cause and possible management Thabet SM, Thabet AS Faculty of Medicine, cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. dr_saeedth@hotmail.com ABSTRACT AIM:To verify the effect of circumcision on female sexuality and to define the need for clitorolabioplasty in these cases. METHODS: Thirty uncircumcised controls, 30 minorly circumcised,Continue reading “Defective sexuality and female circumcision: the cause and possible management”

Reality of the G-spot and its relation to female circumcision and vaginal surgery.

J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2009 Oct; 35 (5):967-73 Reality of the G-Spot and its relation to female circumcision and vaginal surgery. Thabet SM Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, cairo, Egypt. dr_saeedth@hotmail.com ABSTRACT AIM: To clarify the reality of the G-spot anatomically, functionally and histologically, and to determine the possible effectContinue reading “Reality of the G-spot and its relation to female circumcision and vaginal surgery.”