Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 141–144 | Cite as

Paediatric sutureless circumcision: a systematic literature review

  • Victoria Lane
  • Peter Vajda
  • Ramnath Subramaniam
Review Article


Circumcision can be undertaken using a variety of techniques. For the technique to be successful, it should be easy to perform, avoid excessive haemorrhage and achieve a good cosmetic and functional result with minimal postoperative care. Naturally, there are differences between circumcision in the paediatric and adult populations and here we review the literature on recent advances that have been made in paediatric circumcision and the use of a sutureless technique with tissue glue for wound approximation.


Circumcision Paediatric Glue Sutureless 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victoria Lane
    • 1
  • Peter Vajda
    • 1
  • Ramnath Subramaniam
    • 1
  1. 1.St James University HospitalLeedsUK

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