One-stage gender reassignment surgery in female-to-male transsexuals

Borko Stojanovic

Belgrade gender dysphoria team

Borko Stojanovic finished medical studies at School of Medicine, University of Belgrade. He is currently employed at University Children's Hospital in Belgrade and is an active member of Belgrade Gender Dysphoria Team. He is a PhD student in Reconstructive Surgery.

Marta Bizic

Belgrade gender dysphoria team

Marta was born in Belgrade. She finished her Medical studies at School of Medicine, University of Belgrade. She is currently employed at University Children's Hospital in Belgrade and is an active member of Belgrade Gender Dysphoria Team.

Vladimir Kojovic

Belgrade gender dysphoria team

Vladimir Kojovic finished medical and PhD studies at School of Medicine, University of Belgrade. He is pediatric and adult urologist, and an active member of Belgrade Gender Dysphoria Team.

Miroslav Djordjevic

Belgrade gender dysphoria team

Dr Miroslav L Djordjevic is a Professor of Urology and Surgery at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. The main field of his multidisciplinary work is urogenital reconstructive surgery, encompassing treatment of all anomalies of the genital system, regardless of gender or age. Professor Djordjevic has been multiply awarded for his comprehensive scientific work. He is the Editor of many leading Journals and Books, and a member of all relevant international associations in the field of urology and genital reconstructive surgery. Professor Djordjevic has been invited lecturer and Visiting Professor on many universities all around the world. As a member of humanitarian societies he actively participated in humanitarian missions over the world. Last but not least, he is the founder and leader of Belgrade Center for Genital Reconstructive Surgery, which is chosen as a fellowship program center by 15-20 foreign colleagues every year.

Background

Gender confirmation surgery (GCS) for female-to-male transsexuals includes removal of breasts and female genitalia, as well as complete genital and urethral reconstruction. Simultaneous multidisciplinary approach enabled us to... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

Our aim is to present our results in one-stage female-to-male gender confirmation surgery. [ view full abstract ]

Methods

Between January 2008 and March 2016, totally 473 female transsexuals, aged 18–56 years (mean age 31.5) underwent metoidioplasty. Out of the total number, 137 patients (29%) underwent simultaneous hysterectomy, while 79... [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

Outcomes are defined according to surgery time, postoperative hospital stay, as well as complication rates. [ view full abstract ]

Results

The mean follow-up was 40 months (ranged from 16 to 94). Mean surgery time was 260 minutes (range 215-325). Mean postoperative hospital stay was 4 days (3-6 days). Complications occurred in 23 out of 79 patients (29.1%). There... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

With simultaneous multidisciplinary approach of experienced teams, single-stage gender confirmation surgery presents a viable, time and cost saving procedure. Complication rates do not differ from reported rates in... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Borko Stojanovic (Belgrade gender dysphoria team)
  2. Marta Bizic (Belgrade gender dysphoria team)
  3. Vladimir Kojovic (Belgrade gender dysphoria team)
  4. Miroslav Djordjevic (Belgrade gender dysphoria team)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Surgery

Session

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