• Total penile reconstruction: a systematic review

    4 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    BackgroundPhalloplasty poses a unique challenge to the plastic and reconstructive surgeon. The development of advanced microsurgical techniques has greatly augmented the range of surgical approaches available.MethodsA systematic review of the MEDLINE and Cochrane databases was performed to identify clinical studies of total penile reconstruction published within the last 10 years using the search algorithm: “ and (reconstruction or phalloplasty or transplant)”.ResultsThe primary literature search retrieved 1400 articles.
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