Transgender vaginoplasty: Techniques and outcomes

Joseph J. Pariser, Nicholas Kim

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Gender affirmation surgery is paramount in the treatment of gender dysphoria for transgender individuals. For transgender women, vaginoplasty offers the opportunity for removal of masculine-appearing genitalia and replacement with a gender-congruent appearance. While numerous techniques have been described in the past, approaches have standardized considerably. Herein, we describe a technique to penile inversion vaginoplasty and focus on some of the critical steps of the procedure to try to optimize patient outcomes. We also review relevant literature regarding perioperative outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)241-247
Number of pages7
JournalTranslational Andrology and Urology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 2019

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  • Outcomes
  • Penile inversion
  • Techniques
  • Transgender
  • Vaginoplasty


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