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Vol. 3, No. 3, 2009
Issue release date: November 2009
Section title: Surgical Technique
Curr Urol 2009;3:146–155

Total Phallic Construction in Female to Male Transsexuals

Garaffa G. · Christopher N.A. · Ralph D.J.
St. Peter’s Andrology, the Institute of Urology, University College London Hospitals, London, UK
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David J. Ralph, St Peter’s Andrology, Harley Street, W1G 6BJ London (UK), E-Mail

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At the moment a variety of different techniques of total phallic construction in female to male transsexuals are available. This is consequence of the progresses in plastic surgery and of microsurgery and the fact that none of the phallic reconstruction techniques fulfils all the ideal requirements. This paper concentrates on the history and evolution of the techniques of phallic construction.

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Received: 8/9/2009
Accepted: 8/20/2009
Published online: 10/30/2009

Number of Print Pages: 10
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1661-7649 (Print)
eISSN: 1661-7657 (Online)

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