phalloplasty


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phal·lo·plas·ty

(fal'ō-plas'tē),
Surgical reconstruction of the penis.
[phallo- + G. plastos, formed]

phalloplasty

/phal·lo·plas·ty/ (fal´o-plas″te) plastic surgery of the penis.

phalloplasty

(făl′ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Reparative or plastic surgery of the penis.

phalloplasty

[fal′ōplas′tē]
a surgical procedure to lengthen, thicken, reconstruct, or otherwise reshape the penis. It may be performed to correct congenital defects, such as epispadias.

phalloplasty

A surgical procedure used to create a surrogate penis in phenotypical males who either have congenital defects thereof or have lost part or all in a traumatic incident, or who are female-to-male transgender men.

Pros
The resulting penis measures up to 15 cm in length and 13 cm in girth; urination whilst standing.

Cons
Longer procedure, more expensive, requires implanted penile prosthesis, more potential complications: loss of penis due to thrombosis or necrosis; hematoma formation; urinary fistula; urinary retention; potential loss of genital orgasm.

phalloplasty

Urology The construction or reconstruction of a penis as needed by a birth defect, ♀-to- ♂ transsexualism, and accidental or surgical amputation of penis

phal·lo·plas·ty

(fal'ō-plas-tē)
Surgical reconstruction of the penis.
[phallo- + G. plastos, formed]
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Incidentally, 19 of these studies reported phalloplasty on 869 trans-male patients and 32 reported phalloplasty on 482 cis-male patients.
prelaminating the penile urethra with vaginal mucosa ahead of pedicled phalloplasty resulted in a stricture rate of only 4.
Numerous phalloplasty techniques exist for construction of the penis in transgender males electing to undergo sex reassignment surgery, and in cis-gender males with penile malformation or absence secondary to trauma, malignancy, or congenital abnormality (Babaei, Safarinejad, Farrokhi, & Iran-Pour, 2010; Salgado, Chim, Tang, Monstrey, & Mardini, 2011; Selvaggi & Bellringer, 2011).
It is the responsibility of the medical doctor to reassure them by proposing therapeutic options, that is, feminizing genitoplasty or phalloplasty.
Krakovsky holds three US patents for cosmetic phalloplasty surgeries and practically developed this field of medicine and surgery in the US and in the world, including the Penile Dual Augmentation[TM] and Penile Triple Augmentation[TM] surgical methods.
The Department of Vital Statistics enacted a policy allowing post-operative transsexuals with medical proof of convertive surgery, meaning a phalloplasty or vaginoplasty, and a psychiatric exam to obtain a birth certificate without a box for sex (Currah and Moore 120-1).
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.
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.
He also contributes several dialogues he had with medical practitioners--including surgeon Milton Diamond, who declared that "the brain is the most sexual organ of the body"--to illuminate the process, noting that female-to-male conversion is less common and presents a tougher set of challenges, phalloplasty being much more difficult and expensive than vaginoplasty.
says Stephen Giunta, a Virginia surgeon specializing in phalloplasty, "even though the manufacturer advises them not to do so.
If you want to know the difference between a chest reconstruction and a gender mastectomy, or a metoidioplasty and a phalloplasty, Transster.