publication . Article . 2013

Phalloplasty with an Innervated Island Pedicled Anterolateral Thigh Flap in a Female-to-Male Transsexual

Hasegawa, Kenjiro; Namba, Yuzaburo; Kimata, Yoshihiro;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2013 Journal: Acta Medica Okayama, volume 67, issue 5, pages 325-331 (issn: 0386-300X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Okayama University Medical School
Abstract
Since 2001, we have been performing phalloplasty with a radial forearm free flap as the flap of first choice in female-to-male transsexuals (FTMTS). In the present case, a 22-year-old FTMTS with a negative Allen test, we achieved good results by performing phalloplasty with an innervated island pedicled anterolateral thigh flap using the "tube within a tube" technique, in which the penis and urethra are constructed with a single flap. While phalloplasty with an island-pedicled or free anterolateral thigh flap has been reported previously, the present case seems to be the first of phalloplasty with an innervated island-pedicled anterolateral thigh flap using the ...
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mesheuropmc: eye diseases
free text keywords: sex reassignment surgery (SRS), gender identity disorder, phalloplasty
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