Indian Journal of Urology Users online:858  
IJU
Home Current Issue Ahead of print Editorial Board Archives Symposia Guidelines Subscriptions Login 
Print this page  Email this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
RESEARCH ARTICLE
Year : 2004  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 126-129

A simple modification of the free hand technique of circumcision


Solapur Kidney Care and Research Centre Pvt. Ltd, Solapur, India

Correspondence Address:
G R Sharma
Onkar Nilayam, 3/27 Samarth Nagar, North Sadar Bazar, Solapur-413 003
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Objective : To evaluate a modification of the free hand technique of circumcision for achieving better cosmetic results Methods : The prepuce is first divided at the 12 o'clock and then at 6 o'clock. Two preputial flaps are thus ob­tained which are then divided from ventral, i. e., 6 o'clock to dorsal i.e. 12 o'clock aspect from below upwards. The mucosal collar is thus cut under vision and a good cos­metic result is obtained. Circumcision was done in 126 cases using this modification of the free hand technique. Results : Good cosmetic result was obtained in all cases. No complications were seen Conclusions: The modification described makes the free-hand technique of circumcision a simpler and safe operation that gives very good functional and cosmetic results.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF Not available]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed9457    
    Printed106    
    Emailed4    
    PDF Downloaded0    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal

 

HEALTHWARE INDIA