Anterolateral Thigh Phalloplasty: Prefabricating urethra technique

Background

The radial forearm free flap has been considered the best procedure for neophallus reconstruction for many years, but other flaps have been attempted to minimize donor site morbidity and optimize outcome. The pedicled... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

To describe the surgical procedure of pedicled ALT (anterolateral thigh) flap phalloplasty in female-to-male transsexuals. [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

We report successful total phallic reconstruction in a female-to-male transsexual patient using an island pedicled anterolateral thigh (ALT) flap. The procedure involved 2 stages operation; the first stage consisting of total... [ view full abstract ]

Methods

Between April 2013 and April 2016, there were 23 cases of female-to-male performed at our hospital. Five cases were performed with two flaps technique (Free Radial forearm flap with ALT flaps), Eighteen cases were performed... [ view full abstract ]

Results

The neophallus shows aesthetically appealing results. The operative time was approximately 6-8 hours. Hospitalization time was 14 days. The urine catheter was retained in 3 weeks postoperatively. The patient was able to... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

We consider this technique for phalloplasty concerning effort, complications, donor site morbidity and aesthetic result as an appropriate alternative to established methods in selected patients. Additionally the shortened... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Kamol Pansritum (Kamol Hospital)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Surgery

Session

PS-5 » E-Posters Surgery (1) (16:30 - Thursday, 6th April, Adriatic)

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