Postoperative complications of male to female sex reassignment surgery: a 9 years French retrospective study

Background

Evaluation of post-operative complications after male to female (MTF) sex reassignment surgery (SRS) includes various fields. In primary MTF SRS, the inverted skin penile technique can be considered as the gold standard. The... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

We aimed to retrospectively analyze postoperative functional and anatomical complications, as well as secondary procedures required after MTF SRS by penile skin inversion, performed in our department. [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

All patients operated on for MTF SRS with the inverted penile skin technique, by the same surgeon in our department, during a nine-year period from June 2006 to July 2015, with a follow-up of at least one year, were... [ view full abstract ]

Methods

Patients demographics, events occurring during hospitalization, and all postoperative immediate or delayed complications were recorded. During each postoperative visit, vagina size, urinary meatus and clitoris aspect, as well... [ view full abstract ]

Results

124 patients were included. Concerning peri-operative complications, 3 recto-vaginal wall perforations were recorded. Regarding early post-operative complications, 56.5% of repeated compressive dressings, 45% of blood... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

Comparing with literature data, we showed a higher rate of post-operative bleeding events, but we observed a lower rate of secondary functional meatoplasty, maybe explained by less aggressive haemostatic peri-operative... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Sara Leuzzi (Saint Louis Hospital, Paris), Sarra Cristofari (Saint Louis Hospital, Paris), Jonathan Rausky (Saint Louis Hospital, Paris), Marc Revol (Saint Louis Hospital, Paris)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Surgery

Session

OS-2E » Surgery II: from Beginning to the End (16:00 - Friday, 7th April, Exhibition Hall)

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