Transsexual surgery in the genetic female

Transsexual surgery in the genetic female


Gilbert DA, Winslow BH, Gilbert DM, Jordan GH, Horton CE.
Department of Plastic Surgery,
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk.
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The increasing acceptance of the transsexual patient by society as well as a willingness of insurance companies to compensate for associated surgical procedures will result in an increase in patients presenting for sex reassignment.

Data from gender identity centers suggest that the multidisciplinary approach leads to the best therapeutic results.

Significant advances in phalloplasty techniques are yielding genitalia with more normal function and appearance.


Citation: Clin Plast Surg 1988 Jul;15(3):471-87 an article published on the Internet by PubMed <>