phalloplasty


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phal·lo·plas·ty

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

phalloplasty

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

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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Outcomes of Single Stage Phalloplasty by Pedicled Anterolateral Thigh Flap versus Radial Forearm Free Flap in Gender Confirming Surgery.
The study also focused on increased phalloplasty risks for trans-male patients and with staged-urethral surgery.
Manitoba (77) does not cover phalloplasty or metoidioplasty but does cover vaginoplasty.
Despite regarding it as the preeminent technique, urological complications remain the ubiquitous challenge of radial forearm phalloplasty. In the largest published series, 41% of patients suffered urological complications, mostly urethral strictures and fistulae; however, complications have also been reported as high as 80% [2, 3].
Reasons for the lack of emphasis on transgendered men include the fact that most gender clinics were directed at transgender women rather than men; that phalloplasty is a relatively recent and expensive procedure compared with vaginoplasty; and perhaps most importantly, that there is a male bias in the perspective of researchers.
Key Words: Phalloplasty, pre-op care, post-op care, female-to-male trans gender surgery, sex reassignment surgery.
Treatment generally performed is phalloplasty or feminizing genitoplasty.
In 17 of 70 patients additional phalloplasty with free flaps was performed at a later stage.
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.
He had the outdoor look prized by Marlboro, which had been a lady's cigarette--its motto was "Mild as May"--until undergoing phalloplasty on Madison Avenue.
He explains that he had a hysterectomy and ovarectomy, but to date has avoided a phalloplasty, though he is now saving the R100 000 needed for a metoidioplasty-repositioning and enlarging of the clitoris (the latter via hormone treatment) plus a relatively complicated extension of the urethra, 'so you can pee through it'.