Management of Gender Dysphoria

A Multidisciplinary Approach

  • Carlo Trombetta
  • Giovanni Liguori
  • Michele Bertolotto

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. General Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Michele Bertolotto, Francesca Cacciato, Gladiola Kaso, Matilde Cazzagon, Piero Pavlica
      Pages 55-60
  3. Management of Male to Female

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Peggy T. Cohen-Kettenis, Els Elaut, Baudewijntje P. C. Kreukels
      Pages 75-82
    3. Alessandra Daphne Fisher, Mario Maggi
      Pages 83-91
    4. Carlo Trombetta
      Pages 93-104
    5. Alenka Fetih, Andreja Štolfa Gruntar, Miloš Petrovic´
      Pages 117-124
    6. Carlo Trombetta, Fulvio Colombo, Paolo Umari, Giovanni Liguori, Michele Rizzo, Miloš Petrovic´ et al.
      Pages 125-133
    7. Andrea Luigi Cavalot, Diego Cossu
      Pages 135-144
    8. Giovanni Papa, Vittorio Ramella, Michele Pascone
      Pages 145-151
    9. Allison S. Glass, Marci L. Bowers
      Pages 153-160
    10. Paolo Verze, Davide Arcaniolo, Marco Franco, Roberto La Rocca, Vincenzo Mirone
      Pages 161-165
    11. Giovanni Liguori, Carlo Trombetta, Bernardino De Concilio, Gaetano Chiapparone, Michele Rizzo, Emanuele Belgrano
      Pages 167-174
    12. Stefano Bucci, Giorgio Mazzon, Giovanni Liguori, Nicola Pavan, Carlo Trombetta
      Pages 175-179
    13. Salvatore Siracusano, Stefano Ciciliato, Francesco Visalli, Laura Toffoli
      Pages 181-184
    14. Girolamo Morelli, Giorgio Pomara, Cinzia Traversi, Domenico Canale, Filippo Turri
      Pages 185-191
    15. Luigi Rolle, Carlo Ceruti, Massimiliano Timpano, Marco Falcone, Bruno Frea
      Pages 193-203
    16. Michele Bertolotto, Rosaria Perrone, Francesca Cacciato, Giovanni Liguori, Maria A. Cova
      Pages 205-213
  4. Management of Female to Male

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. Bruno Fabris, Stella Bernardi
      Pages 229-239
    3. Zoran Marij Arnež, Vittorio Ramella, Giovanni Papa
      Pages 241-247
    4. Carlo Trombetta, Giorgio Mazzon, Vittorio Ramella, Zoran Marij Arnež
      Pages 249-256
    5. Carlo Bettocchi, Marco Spilotros
      Pages 267-270
    6. Vittorio Ramella, Giovanni Papa, Zoran Marij Arnež
      Pages 281-287
    7. Nicola Pavan, Francesca Vedovo, Giovanni Liguori, Carlo Trombetta
      Pages 289-293
    8. Michael Sohn
      Pages 303-309
    9. Michele Bertolotto, Francesca Cacciato, Cristina Cercato, Vincenzo Savoca, Carlo Trombetta
      Pages 317-321
  5. Legislative, Ethical and Health Policy Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 323-323
    2. Cristoforo Pomara, Andrea Brincat, Daniel Cassar, Massimo Martelloni, Emanuela Turillazzi, Stefano D’Errico
      Pages 325-335
    3. Roberto Luzzati, Cristina Maurel
      Pages 337-344
    4. Elisabetta Feliciani, Anna Pia Ferraretti, Maria Cristina Magli, Irene L. F. Terracina, Luca Gianaroli
      Pages 345-349

About this book


This book is especially focused on the surgical aspect on Gender Dysphoria. Male to female surgery is widely discussed as well as the female to male conversion. Full information on hormone administration and surgical procedures are provided. Mental health issues are also described, as well as ethics, the law and psychosocial issues. The text is extensively referenced and includes numerous photos, tables and figures to clearly illustrate information. Based on collaboration between international experts in transgender health, this book is an essential guide for health care professionals, educators, students, patients and patients’ families concerning the psychological, hormonal, surgical and social support of transgender individuals.


Patient satisfaction Psychology Sex reassignment surgery Surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Carlo Trombetta
    • 1
  • Giovanni Liguori
    • 2
  • Michele Bertolotto
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of Trieste, Cattinara HospitalTriesteItaly
  2. 2.Department of UrologyUniversity of Trieste, Cattinara HospitalTriesteItaly
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Trieste, Cattinara HospitalTriesteItaly

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