Prepuce-sparing plasty and simple running suture for phimosis

Monarca, C. and Rizzo, M.I. and Quadrini, L. and Sanese, G. and Prezzemoli, G. and Scudieri, M. (2013) Prepuce-sparing plasty and simple running suture for phimosis. Il giornale di chirurgia, 34 (1/2). pp. 38-41. ISSN 1971-145X

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Aim. Circumcision is the most common procedure for phimosis. In recent years, the value of foreskin properties as well as aesthetic reasons determined to other operations preserving the foreskin. We report 5-years experience with a technique that preserve the physical foreskin appearance intact. Patients and methods. Fifty-two patients, eligible to undergo phimosis surgery, underwent prepuce-sparing plasty and simple running suture. Evaluation of results was made with photos comparative and verified by using presence/absence of recurrence, scarring evaluation, and VAS for patient satisfaction. Results. Forty-eight patients reported no complications. There were no cases of bleeding, infection, pathological scarring, phimosis recurrence. The scar showed a good pliability and a thin thickness. Patient satisfaction was high. Conclusions. The association of prepuce-sparing plasty and simple running suture highlighted an effective and easy method for the correction of acquired phimosis in adult patients, with excellent functional and cosmetic results.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Phimosis, Circumcision, Prepuce-sparing plasty, Simple running suture
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 617 Rami vari della medicina; Chirurgia > 617.4 Chirurgia secondo il Sistema e Regioni
Depositing User: Nadia Del Gobbo
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2016 08:19
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2016 08:19

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