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  Preputioplasty: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Preputioplasty is a plastic surgical operation on the prepuce or foreskin foreskin quick summary:
Preputioplasty usually is carried out to widen a narrow non-retractile foreskin.
Phimosis is a medical condition in which the foreskin of the penis of an uncircumcised male cannot be fully retracted....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/preputioplasty.htm   (115 words)

  
 Foreskin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phimosis is a condition when the foreskin of an adult cannot be retracted properly.
A condition called paraphimosis may occur if a tight foreskin becomes trapped behind the glans and swells as a restrictive ring.
Preputioplasty is a procedure to relieve a tight foreskin without resorting to circumcision.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreskin   (1113 words)

  
 Circumcision   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This practice may not be the traditional family gathering associated with circumcision, but would fulfil religious obligation without causing unnecessary suffering.
When circumcision is necessary for an immediate medical reason, the surgeon would be prudent to try to preserve as much of the foreskin as possible, through some form of preputioplasty (a plastic surgery procedure that alters the shape of the foreskin but minimises the amount of skin removed).
Preputioplasty may preserve sexual sensation, although its advantage over circumcision is not yet established.
www.netdoctor.co.uk /menshealth/facts/circumcision.htm   (2149 words)

  
 Lateral preputioplasty for phimosis
Large numbers of patients might reasonably benefit from a lateral preputioplasty when presenting with a symptomatic phimosis in the absence of significant scarring of the prepuce.
Those with a narrow foreskin and a history of recurrent balanitis, voiding problems or local symptoms such as fissuration or bleeding, and thought suitable for a more conservative procedure, were recommended for preputioplasty.
A lateral preputioplasty is a simple technique and safely carried out by junior surgeons.
www.rcsed.ac.uk /journal/vol44_5/4450008.htm   (1435 words)

  
 MALE CIRCUMCISION: the case against
If a foreskin remains tight and circumcision is suggested, the application of half-strength(4) Betnovate cream twice daily for one month together with regular stretching may cure it.
Failing that, the less mutilating operation of preputioplasty or dorsal slit is a better alternative(5).
It is significant that there are now members of the Jewish faith, who on learning of the function of the foreskin and that there is no medical value in the operation, are refusing circumcision and opting for a naming ceremony in its place.
www.familymedicine.co.uk /features/circum4.htm   (598 words)

  
 Welcome To The Site Of Health.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Preputioplasty is the medical term for plastic surgery of the prepuce or foreskin.
Thus, I find Marshall's argument at a meeting of the Society for Paediatric Urology...
Preputioplasty urology BRITISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, (1984); Vol.
www.gwlawyer.com.cn /preputioplasty-urology/890.htm   (160 words)

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