Confirmation surgery in gender dysphoria: Current state and future developments

Workshop 16

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Workshop Schedule

15:30

Ervin Kocjancic

15:35

Randi Ettner

15:55

Loren Schecter

16:05

Loren Schecter

16:15

Ervin Kocjancic

16:25

Ervin Kocjancic

16:35

Loren Schecter

16:40

Ervin Kocjancic

16:45

Ervin Kocjancic
Loren Schecter
Randi Ettner

Aims & Objectives

Basic
90 minutes
Prevention and Public Health
Clinical
Gender dysphoria Reconstructive surgery Voiding dysfunction
Urologists, OBGYN, Nursing and Physical Therapists

Gender dysphoria become a commonly treated condition in urology and gynaecology practice and the access to reconstructive surgery allows an increased number of patients to undergo a gender confirmation surgery. General recommendations concerning confirmation surgery can be obtained via www.wpath.org. The workshop specifies preoperative and postoperative care, indications for surgery, the actual surgical techniques, their outcomes including quality of life measurements, limitations and complications according to the surgical experiences of gender confirmation surgery and in the available literature. In male to female confirmation surgery the goals of building neovagina can be widely fulfilled even after failed initial surgery.