Penile reconstruction

Christopher J. Salgado, Harvey Chim, Jennifer C. Tang, Stan J. Monstrey, Samir Mardini

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A variety of surgical options exists for penile reconstruction. The key to success of therapy is holistic management of the patient, with attention to the psychological aspects of treatment. In this article, we review reconstructive modalities for various types of penile defects inclusive of partial and total defects as well as the buried penis, and also describe recent basic science advances, which may promise new options for penile reconstruction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-228
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in Plastic Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2011


  • Dyspareunia
  • micropenis
  • osteocutaneous flaps
  • penile cancer
  • penile reconstruction
  • penis
  • phallus
  • priapism
  • radial forearm flap

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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