Dr. med. Dirk Manski

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Circumcising Incision: Surgical Approach to the Penile Shaft

Urologic Indications for a Circumcising Incision

Circumcising incision is done for a surgical approach to the penile shaft:

Patient Positioning:

Supine position.

Surgical Technique of a Circumcising Incision

Wound Closure:

Cutaneous closure with interrupted sutures is analogous to circumcision. Use 4-0 or 5-0 quickly absorbable suture material.

Index: 1–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


J. A. Smith, S. S. Howards, G. M. Preminger, and R. R. Dmochowski, Hinman’s Atlas of Urologic Surgery Revised Reprint. Elsevier, 2019.

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