Reversal phalloplasty after regretful male to female gender reassignment 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.

Background

Gender reassignment surgery is the last step in the transition procedure, and most transsexuals report satisfaction with its final outcome. Still, some patients regret their decision, requiring reversal surgery. [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

We present our results of reversal genital reconstruction in transgenders who underwent male-to-female reassignment surgery elsewhere, and regretted their decision afterwards. [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

Eight patients with previous male-to-female transsexual surgery, aged 33 to 53 years (mean age 41 year), underwent reversal surgery at our Center. Preoperatively, complete psychiatric and psychological assessment was done,... [ view full abstract ]

Methods

Final outcome was analyzed based on the esthetic appearance, complication rates, as well as patients' satisfaction. [ view full abstract ]

Results

Follow-up period ranged from 6 to 65 months (mean 26 months). Good postoperative outcome has been achieved in all cases. All surgical steps have been completed in five patients so far, and first and second step in remaining... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

Reversal surgery after regretful male-to-female sex reassignment surgery represents a complex, multistaged procedure with satisfactory outcomes. It is indicated only after proper psychiatric and endocrinological assessment.... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Marta Bizic (Belgrade gender dysphoria team), Borko Stojanovic (Belgrade gender dysphoria team), Vladimir Kojovic (Belgrade gender dysphoria team), Dragana Duisin (Belgrade gender dysphoria team), Miroslav Djordjevic (Belgrade gender dysphoria team)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Surgery

Session

OS-1F » Surgery I (14:00 - Thursday, 6th April, Exhibition Hall)

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