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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Like most female-to-male transsexuals, Kantaras decided against phalloplasty, because a constructed penis can create urinary problems, lacks sexual sensation, and cannot independently become erect.
The International Phalloplasty Institute (IPI) is an educational branch of The American Academy of Phalloplasty Surgeons that was founded in the United States in 2008.
Until now only one other similar device has been available in Europe for the treatment of Peyronie's Disease and for non-surgical phalloplasty," said FastSize marketing VP Mike Hays.
Male-to-female transitions can cost anywhere from $18,000 to $35,000, while female-to-male reassignments are far more expensive since a phalloplasty (in which a phallus is created, typically from the patient's forearm tissues) alone can run up to $50,000.
Djordjevic was world-renowned for performing Metoidioplasty, as well as Phalloplasty, I knew we had to add him to our network of physicians.
I could get a phalloplasty, which builds the phallus from a donor site on your body," the Us magazine quoted him as telling Rolling Stone.
He has been an Examiner for the American Board of Surgery and a very active member of the American Academy of Phalloplasty Surgeons.
Finally, Stephen, a former female who had spent 25 years living as a man, completed the process by having phalloplasty, with surgeons shaping a penis from a piece of skin in his stomach.
BORN into the wrong body, the subjects of Make Me A Man (C4) were four female-to-male transsexuals undergoing - often seamlessly - hormone treatment, a mastectomy and a phalloplasty "to build a new penis".