glansectomy

glansectomy

The surgical excision of the glans penis, which is almost invariably performed for cancer of the penis, usually for squamous cell carcinoma confined to the glans (stage 1, T1 or T2). Once healed, the penis has an appearance similar to that of a circumcised penis.
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On the other hand, conservative procedures, such as glansectomy with urethral glanduloplasty and primary lesion wide local excision (WLE), are considered the gold standard for T1, T2 and selected T3 tumours.
In this study, we evaluated the postoperative sexual function of patients who underwent two different conservative approaches for penile cancer: WLE and glansectomy with urethral glanduloplasty.
Patients with preoperative satisfying erectile function and concerned about the preservation of their sexual potency were scheduled for WLE (Group A) or glansectomy with urethral glanduloplasty (Group B), according to tumour characteristics.
5 cm glans lesion had a positive surgical margin at the definitive histological examination, managed with a second stage glansectomy with urethralglanduloplasty.
As we expected, WLE had a slightly higher risk of local recurrence as compared to glansectomy.
12) As an alternative to radical approaches, several surgeons have employed techniques of glansectomy without glans reconstruction with acceptable aesthetic results.
We found that WLE achieved the best results in terms of postoperative sexual function compared with glansectomy with urethral glanduloplasty.
WLE was superior to glansectomy in terms of overall complications, as three cases of meatal stenosis were reported after the latter procedure.
Among the advances are topical chemotherapeutic agents, laser ablation, radiotherapy, Mohs micrographic surgery, glansectomy and partial penectomy.
mostly partial penectomy, but also some glansectomy and laser therapy) emphasises the centrality of the penis to sexual and social functioning and indeed to quality of life.
Surgical options include partial penectomy or glansectomy.
In individuals with T2 disease limited to the glans, surgical options include total glansectomy with or without resurfacing of the corporeal heads.