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

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Italia 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Milano
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-88-470-5695-4
  • Online ISBN 978-88-470-5696-1
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