Plastibell


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Plastibell

 [plas´tĭ-bel]
trademark for a bell-shaped device used as a guide in the removal of the foreskin in circumcision. The Plastibell is slipped over the glans, and the foreskin is then pulled over and secured tightly around the bell. After the tissue is trimmed from the glans, the handle of the Plastibell is snapped off, leaving the bell in place; within 5 to 10 days the bell and the remnant of the foreskin become detached, leaving a healed edge.
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There are various methods of circumcision, such as the classic surgical method, SmartClamp, and Mogen, Plastibell and Gomco clamps (preferred for newborn circumcisions).
1,10,11) This rate could change according to the preferred approaches, including the classic surgical method, Gomco clamp, Mogen clamp or Plastibell device.
Commonly used circumcision techniques include the use of the Gomco clamp, Plastibell, Mogan clamp, and a variety of freehand methods.
Available techniques for neonatal circumcision include the Plastibell method and the Gomco and Mogen clamps (30).
Using the same principle as the Plastibell used in circumcising neonates, the devices sandwich the mucosal and skin layers of the foreskin between concentric inner and outer rings, allowing for sutureless circumcision.
The Plastibell device can also occasionally cause severe complications.
The CE Mark certification was granted for Briggs' MABIS-branded line of obstetric products, including the Amnihook, Plastibell and U-Bag.
Ruptured bladder following circumcision using the Plastibell device.
Most circumcisions performed in the United States are done with either a Gomco clamp or a Plastibell device, both of which use a bell-shaped cap to protect the glans penis.
A randomized trial to assess childhood circumcision with the Plastibell device compared to a conventional dissection technique.
We treated 16 boys who had complications from community circumcision using the Plastibell device.
Plastibell has established itself as an acceptable form of circumcision.