Profile and life quality of vaginal septum patients operated using vaginal approach

Gatut Hardianto, Mochammad Rizalul Rosyadi, Azami Denas Azinar, Eighty Mardiyan Kurniawati, Tri Hastono Setyo Hadi, Hari Paraton

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Introduction: The proportion of vaginal anomalies is generally 10% of all female reproductive tract anomalies. This study aimed to determine the characteristics and quality of life of patients with vaginal septum carried out operatively using the vaginal approach. Methods: This was a descriptive study with a retrospective approach. The characteristics of subjects were collected using secondary data from medical records from January 2014 to December 2018, while quality of life of subjects was measured by WHOQOL questionnaire. Results: Among fourteen patients with vaginal septum who performed an operative method with the vaginal approach, the most age distribution was <20 years (n=10, 71.4%). The majority of patients were single (n=10, 71.4%). There were 8 patients (57%) having menstruation. The most accompanying condition was hematometra-hematocolpos (n=5, 35.71%). There were 3 patients (21.42%) who had repaired. Most patients (n=13, 92.86%) did not report postoperative complaints. There were 11 patients (78.6%) having a good or satisfied quality of life. The mean results of the Physical Health domain were 55.42±9.112, Psychological domain was 66.21±9.374, Social Relationship domain was 63.00±12.949, and Environment domain was 61.85±6.981. Conclusion: Most patients with vaginal septum was less than 20 years, and the quality of life of was quite good, with only the physical aspect having a lower value.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2485-2488
Number of pages4
JournalEurAsian Journal of BioSciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020


  • Quality of life
  • Vaginal septum


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