metoidioplasty


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metoidioplasty

A surgical procedure, generally performed after a period of testosterone therapy, which enlarges the clitoris and its extended erectile tissue—the so-called clitoral legs; the clitoris is then freed from its normal position and moved forward to approximate the location of a penis, and the urethra is extended. It is an alternative to phalloplasty for trans-gender men.
 
Pros
Shorter procedure, less expensive, fewer complications (compared to phalloplasty); retained genital orgasm.

Cons
The resulting penis is too small for penetrative sex; the erection is not as hard as that of a congenital or a phalloplastic penis.
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They cover facial feminization surgery; speech modification; top surgery; combined hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and chest reconstruction; skin-flap and colon vaginoplasty; metoidioplasty; various techniques for phalloplasty; testicular and erectile implants after phalloplasty; the management of unfavorable urological sequelae and complications after phalloplasty; the medical treatment of adolescent transgender patients; adult hormone therapy; mental health care; sexual health after surgery; and gender expression and image.
For transmen, surgical options include chest reconstruction, hysterectomy/oophorectomy, metoidioplasty (using the clitoris to surgically approximate a penis), phalloplasty, scrotoplasty, urethroplasty, and vaginectomy.
The principles of this technique, as well as the term "metoidioplasty", were introduced by Lebovic and Laub [6].
Between March 2008 and January 2013, 97 female transsexuals, aged 18-41 years (mean 29), underwent single stage metoidioplasty, in line with the Standards of Care of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health [9].
Djordjevic was world-renowned for performing Metoidioplasty, as well as Phalloplasty, I knew we had to add him to our network of physicians.”
"But I'm leaning more toward a metoidioplasty. It's a procedure that uses what you already have [the clitoris] which has grown larger from the testosterone,
The "core" surgical procedures outlined for FTM transsexuals include hysterectomy, mastectomy, metoidioplasty, phalloplasty, salpingo-oophrectomy, scrotoplasty/placement of testicular prostheses, urethroplasty, and vaginectomy (Sutcliffe et al., 2007).
"However, even where a birth certificate has been changed, the absence of a phalloplasty or metoidioplasty may be enough to successfully challenge the validity of a marriage." Id.
If you want to know the difference between a chest reconstruction and a gender mastectomy, or a metoidioplasty and a phalloplasty, Transster.com and Loren Cameron's Man Tool (lorencameron.com/mantool) both offer real photos and real surgery information.