Aesthetic and functional surgery of the genitalia

Shirong Li, Ling Tao, Varsha Sinha, Christopher Salgado

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In this chapter, we describe aesthetic surgery of the male external genitalia, in specific: surgical methods of penile lengthening surgery, penile thickening surgery and management of the prepuce in circumcision and redo circumcision along with advancements in this area. Furthermore, we describe the indications, contraindications, key steps and important points in the preoperative, perioperative and postoperative care of patients undergoing these procedures. Finally, we compare the advantages and disadvantages of existing different surgical strategies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAesthetic and Functional Surgery of the Genitalia
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781629486444, 9781628085112
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Li, S., Tao, L., Sinha, V., & Salgado, C. (2014). Aesthetic and functional surgery of the genitalia. In Aesthetic and Functional Surgery of the Genitalia (pp. 165-182). Nova Science Publishers, Inc..