Incidence of Bartholin's duct occlusion after superficial localized vestibulectomy

Martha Goetsch

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Objective: The objective of the study was to analyze the incidence of occlusion of Bartholin's ducts after the procedure of superficial localized vestibulectomy for severe vulvar vestibulitis. Study Design: One hundred fifty-five women underwent modified superficial vestibulectomy for severe primary or secondary vestibulitis between 1989 and 2007. Charts were reviewed and data were calculated regarding occlusion of Bartholin's ducts. Database software was FileMaker Pro 5 (FileMaker, Inc, Santa Clara, CA). SPSS 16.0 (SPSS, Inc, Chicago, IL) calculated means. Results: Fourteen of 155 women (9%) had small blisters noted at a Bartholin's duct site after healing. Of these, 6 (43%) noted local symptoms related to sexual arousal. Surgical unroofing was attempted in 8 (62%) and corrected symptoms in all but 1. The subject with remaining symptoms notes deep pain with arousal suggestive of Bartholin's adenitis. Conclusion: The incidence of duct ostium occlusion after superficial modified vestibulectomy was 9%, and only half had symptoms. Methods of surgical treatment of the occlusion are compared.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume200
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2009

Fingerprint

Arousal
Vulvar Vestibulitis
Lymphadenitis
Incidence
Blister
Software
Databases
Pain
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Bartholin's duct occlusion
  • vestibulectomy
  • vestibulodynia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cite this

Incidence of Bartholin's duct occlusion after superficial localized vestibulectomy. / Goetsch, Martha.

In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 200, No. 6, 06.2009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{f6462f5a56d14cf1ab40237e90a0dfe8,
title = "Incidence of Bartholin's duct occlusion after superficial localized vestibulectomy",
abstract = "Objective: The objective of the study was to analyze the incidence of occlusion of Bartholin's ducts after the procedure of superficial localized vestibulectomy for severe vulvar vestibulitis. Study Design: One hundred fifty-five women underwent modified superficial vestibulectomy for severe primary or secondary vestibulitis between 1989 and 2007. Charts were reviewed and data were calculated regarding occlusion of Bartholin's ducts. Database software was FileMaker Pro 5 (FileMaker, Inc, Santa Clara, CA). SPSS 16.0 (SPSS, Inc, Chicago, IL) calculated means. Results: Fourteen of 155 women (9{\%}) had small blisters noted at a Bartholin's duct site after healing. Of these, 6 (43{\%}) noted local symptoms related to sexual arousal. Surgical unroofing was attempted in 8 (62{\%}) and corrected symptoms in all but 1. The subject with remaining symptoms notes deep pain with arousal suggestive of Bartholin's adenitis. Conclusion: The incidence of duct ostium occlusion after superficial modified vestibulectomy was 9{\%}, and only half had symptoms. Methods of surgical treatment of the occlusion are compared.",
keywords = "Bartholin's duct occlusion, vestibulectomy, vestibulodynia",
author = "Martha Goetsch",
year = "2009",
month = "6",
doi = "10.1016/j.ajog.2009.02.037",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "200",
journal = "American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology",
issn = "0002-9378",
publisher = "Mosby Inc.",
number = "6",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Incidence of Bartholin's duct occlusion after superficial localized vestibulectomy

AU - Goetsch, Martha

PY - 2009/6

Y1 - 2009/6

N2 - Objective: The objective of the study was to analyze the incidence of occlusion of Bartholin's ducts after the procedure of superficial localized vestibulectomy for severe vulvar vestibulitis. Study Design: One hundred fifty-five women underwent modified superficial vestibulectomy for severe primary or secondary vestibulitis between 1989 and 2007. Charts were reviewed and data were calculated regarding occlusion of Bartholin's ducts. Database software was FileMaker Pro 5 (FileMaker, Inc, Santa Clara, CA). SPSS 16.0 (SPSS, Inc, Chicago, IL) calculated means. Results: Fourteen of 155 women (9%) had small blisters noted at a Bartholin's duct site after healing. Of these, 6 (43%) noted local symptoms related to sexual arousal. Surgical unroofing was attempted in 8 (62%) and corrected symptoms in all but 1. The subject with remaining symptoms notes deep pain with arousal suggestive of Bartholin's adenitis. Conclusion: The incidence of duct ostium occlusion after superficial modified vestibulectomy was 9%, and only half had symptoms. Methods of surgical treatment of the occlusion are compared.

AB - Objective: The objective of the study was to analyze the incidence of occlusion of Bartholin's ducts after the procedure of superficial localized vestibulectomy for severe vulvar vestibulitis. Study Design: One hundred fifty-five women underwent modified superficial vestibulectomy for severe primary or secondary vestibulitis between 1989 and 2007. Charts were reviewed and data were calculated regarding occlusion of Bartholin's ducts. Database software was FileMaker Pro 5 (FileMaker, Inc, Santa Clara, CA). SPSS 16.0 (SPSS, Inc, Chicago, IL) calculated means. Results: Fourteen of 155 women (9%) had small blisters noted at a Bartholin's duct site after healing. Of these, 6 (43%) noted local symptoms related to sexual arousal. Surgical unroofing was attempted in 8 (62%) and corrected symptoms in all but 1. The subject with remaining symptoms notes deep pain with arousal suggestive of Bartholin's adenitis. Conclusion: The incidence of duct ostium occlusion after superficial modified vestibulectomy was 9%, and only half had symptoms. Methods of surgical treatment of the occlusion are compared.

KW - Bartholin's duct occlusion

KW - vestibulectomy

KW - vestibulodynia

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=67349097381&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=67349097381&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1016/j.ajog.2009.02.037

DO - 10.1016/j.ajog.2009.02.037

M3 - Article

C2 - 19376494

AN - SCOPUS:67349097381

VL - 200

JO - American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

JF - American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

SN - 0002-9378

IS - 6

ER -