Prosthetic Considerations in Neophallic Reconstruction

Prosthetic Considerations in Neophallic Reconstruction Curr Sex Health Rep (2017) 9:207–213 MALE AND FEMALE SURGICAL INTERVENTIONS (A BURNETT AND C CARSON, SECTION EDITORS) 1 2 2 Geolani W. Dy & Aaron Weinberg & Lee C. Zhao Published online: 16 October 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract assessment tools will provide more meaningful data to inform Purpose of Review Phalloplasty may be performed in patients provider counseling and patient expectations. with acquired or congenital penile insufficiency or transgender . . individuals who desire phallic construction. Demand for Keywords Penile prosthesis Penile implantation . . neophallus creation and prosthesis placement has increased in Reconstructive surgical procedures Penis/surgery recent years with growing coverage for gender affirming sur- Transgender persons Gender reassignment surgery gery among transgender patients. This report describes consid- eration of prosthetic implantation in neophallic reconstruction. Recent Findings Prosthesis implantation in a neophallus re- Introduction quires special consideration regarding avoidance of critical structures, proximal prosthesis anchoring, and distal cushion- Indications for Phalloplasty ing in patients without native corpora cavernosa. Neophallus prostheses are associated with increased risk of infection, ex- Total phalloplasty may be performed for a variety of indica- trusion, erosion, and device migration relative to standard tions, including congenital or acquired penile insufficiency, Current Sexual Health Reports Springer Journals

Prosthetic Considerations in Neophallic Reconstruction

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