Pre- and Post-Operative Care With Associated Intra-Operative Techniques for Phalloplasty In Female-to-Male Patients

Urol Nurs. 2015 May-Jun;35(3):134-8.


Phalloplasty, or creation of the penis, is one of the steps in gender confirming surgery for a female-to-male patient and for males with absence or malformation of the penis. Here, the most common techniques for phalloplasty, along with the pre-operative and post-operative care are discussed.

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Forearm
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Penis / surgery*
  • Postoperative Care*
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Preoperative Care*
  • Sex Reassignment Surgery / methods*
  • Surgical Flaps
  • Thigh
  • Tissue and Organ Harvesting / methods*
  • Transsexualism / surgery*