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Current Urology Reports

, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp 427–431 | Cite as

Penile Fracture and Penile Reconstruction

  • Giulio Garaffa
  • Amr Abdel Raheem
  • David John Ralph
Article

Abstract

The past decade has seen a significant development in penile reconstruction techniques, and the management of penile fracture has progressively shifted from a conservative approach to early surgical repair. The radial artery–based free flap phalloplasty now represents the gold-standard procedure for total phallic reconstruction both in men and in female-to-male transsexuals.

Keywords

Penile fracture Penile curvature Erectile dysfunction Penile cancer Lichen sclerosus Phalloplasty Urethroplasty Penile prosthesis Radial artery–based free flap phalloplasty RAFF Penile shaft reconstruction Glansectomy Micropenis Aphallia Transsexuals (female-to-male) Surgery 

Notes

Disclosures

No potential conflicts of interest relevant to this article were reported.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giulio Garaffa
    • 1
  • Amr Abdel Raheem
    • 1
  • David John Ralph
    • 1
  1. 1.St Peter’s AndrologyLondonUK

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