A New Operation for Phimosis: Prepuce-saving Technique with Multiple Y-V-plasties

Authors

  • S. Hoffman,

    1. Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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      S. Hoffman, MD, Houseman.

  • P. Metz,

    1. Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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      P. Metz, MD, Senior Registrar

  • J. Ebbehøj

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
      Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit, Afsnit 335, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK-2650 Hvidovre, Denmark.
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      J. Ebbehøj, MD, Consultant.


Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit, Afsnit 335, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK-2650 Hvidovre, Denmark.

Abstract

Summary— The operation for phimosis aims at achieving normal preputial retractability and the prepuce need not be removed. A method is described in which multiple Y-V-plasties relieve the phimosis without resecting any preputial tissue.

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