JOHN R. Adult circumcision can be performed under local or regional anesthesia. Medical indications for this procedure include phimosis, paraphimosis, recurrent balanitis and posthitis inflammation of the prepuce. Nonmedical reasons may be social, cultural, personal or religious. The procedure is commonly performed using either the dorsal slit or the sleeve technique.
Novel penile circumcision suturing devices versus the shang ring for adult male circumcision: a prospective study. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a novel penile circumcision suturing devices PCSD and Shang ring SR for circumcision in an adult population. Patient characteristics, operative time, blood loss, return to normal activities time RNAT , visual analogue scale VAS , scar width, wound healing time, cosmetic result, and complications were recorded. There were no significant differences in blood loss, RNAT, or complications between the two groups.
Adult male circumcision with a circular stapler versus conventional circumcision: A prospective randomized clinical trial. Male circumcision is the most frequently performed procedure by urologists. Safety and efficacy of the circumcision procedure requires continual improvement. In the present study, we investigated the safety and efficacy of a new male circumcision technique involving the use of a circular stapler.