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World’s first successful penis transplant at Tygerberg Hospital

Chris Bateman

Abstract


A multidisciplinary team at Tygerberg Hospital has performed the first-ever successful penile transplant, giving hope to victims of botched ritual circumcisions and penile cancer and even men with severe erectile dysfunction.

 


Author's affiliations

Chris Bateman, HMPG, South Africa

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Keywords

Penis transplant; Tygerberg Hospital; Ritual circumcision

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2015;105(4):251-252. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.9602

Article History

Date submitted: 2015-03-16
Date published: 2015-03-18

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