Phalloplasty Flap-Related Complication

Nick Esmonde, Rachel Bluebond-Langner, Jens Berli

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Abstract

This article focuses on flap-related complications after creation of a neophallus for transgender individuals. It outlines the most frequently used flaps for this procedure and how flap-related complications can affect the overall outcome of the phalloplasty. With surgeons staging the procedure in different stages, it is important to understand the different strategies and the implication a flap-related complication can have on the end result and how it may be prevented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)415-424
Number of pages10
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Volume45
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2018

Keywords

  • Complications
  • Phalloplasty
  • Radial forearm free flap phalloplasty
  • Transgender

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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