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  Sexual reassignment surgery : Sexual reassignment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is part of a treatment for gender identity disorder, involving surgery involving the internal / external sex organs, and removal of the breasts as is the case involving persons born with a female body.
Transsexuals prior to surgery are often referred to as pre-operative; those who have already had the surgery may be referred to as post-operative or simply identified by the sex and sexual status to which they have ascribed.
Not all transsexual people are able to or choose to have sexual reassignment surgery (for several reasons, for example financial reasons, due to the high cost of such surgery, or medical reasons), although they live constantly in their target gender role; these are called non-operative transsexuals.
www.termsdefined.net /se/sexual-reassignment.html   (876 words)

  
 Surgery
Surgery is the medical specialty that treats diseases or injuries by operative manual and instrumental treatment.
For example, the Hippocratic Oath warns physicians against practicing surgery (in particular surgery to relieve kidney stones), which was to be left to specialized craftsmen.
A surgery can be a place where surgery is performed, or simply the office of a physician, dentist, or veterinarian.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/s/su/surgery.html   (421 words)

  
 Susan's Place Transgender Resources for Transsexuals and Crossdressers: Library: The Mid-Life Male Sex-Change ...
Twenty-one white applicants for sexual reassignment surgery aged 39 or under were sampled randomly from the Vanderbilt Gender Identity Clinic.
As can be seen from examination of the data, fully 90% of the individuals seeking sexual reassignment surgery at the nine responding gender identity clinics were under 40 years of age, and only 10% were 40 or over.
Of all the applicants, 17% were approved for surgery.
www.susans.org /reference/midlife.html   (4487 words)

  
 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Surgery -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Surgery is the profession and art of the surgeon, connected specially with the cure of diseases or injuries by operative manual and instrumental treatment.
Naval surgeons were often barber-surgeons, who combined surgery with their main jobs as barbers.
General Surgery, plastic surgery, Abdominal surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Traumatology, Sexual reassignment surgery
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/su/Surgery   (119 words)

  
 Susan's Place Transgender Resources for Transsexuals and Crossdressers: Library: Sex Reassignment Surgery: Historical, ...
Those who believe sex reassignment surgery is beneficial for certain patients must acknowledge the lack of hard empirical evidence supporting their views and the lack of even acceptable diagnostic criteria for selecting good candidates for sex reassignment surgery.
Citing an 80%- 90% cure rate for sex reassignment surgery, investigators generally accepted the fact that traditional psychiatric intervention was useless with transsexuals and that sex reassignment surgery was the treatment of choice for transsexualism.
While sex reassignment surgery is an invasive and irreversible procedure, presumed by some investigators to have a negative psychological effect on the patient, many questions are still unanswered by the research.
www.susans.org /reference/lothsrs.html   (7058 words)

  
 Sex reassignment surgery - Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sex reassignment surgery (SRS) includes the surgical procedures by which the physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are changed to that of the other sex.
People who pursue sexual reassignment surgery are usually referred to as transsexual; "trans" - to go or travel between points; "sexual" - pertaining to the sexual characteristics (not sexual actions!) of a person.
Transsexuals who cannot or want not to have SRS and particularly genital reassignment surgery are considered non-op, while "Gender refusenik" is a slang term among transgender people.
www.greatestinfo.org /Sexual_reassignment_surgery   (719 words)

  
 The Midlife Male TS. Applicant
Younger Sex-Change Applicants Twenty-one white applicants for sexual reassignment surgery aged 39 or under were sampled randomly from the Vanderbilt Gender Identity Clinic.
Younger male-to- female candidates were less likely to be accepted for surgery overall, significantly so in relation to their middle-aged counter parts x2 = 11.34, df = 1, p < 0.001) and to younger female-to-male candidates (x2 = 7.38, df = 1, p < 0.01).
Several of the findings are thus confluent in suggesting that mid- life sexual reassignment candidates are somewhat more conventional and resigned than their younger fellow applicants.
lvtgw.jadephoenix.org /Info_htm/Sergical/midlife.htm   (4398 words)

  
 ARTS Terms
A person who feels they were born in the wrong gender and wish to live as the gender opposite of their birth.
Some seek sexual reassignment surgery to make the bodies match their perceived gendered.
controversial concept, best described as "the propensity to be sexually aroused by the thought or image of oneself as a woman." Considered by some to be a motivation for transition in some TS women, especially later-transitioning women.
www.geocities.com /ar_t_s/arts_terms.htm   (248 words)

  
 Srs Sexual Reassignment Surgery Miami
The goal of transsexual surgery is to provide an aesthetically attractive and functional result which permits both effortless intromission and full orgasmic potential.
After suitable wound healing, sexual activity is a natural way to establish the permanency of the result.
A penile prosthesis confers the wherewithal to penetrate which may be the defining moment for a successful conclusion to gender reassignment surgery.
www.srsmiami.com /SRS_Procedures.htm   (1097 words)

  
 Births, Deaths & Marriages (Sexual Reassignment) - Northern Territory Department of Justice - Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From 1 June 1997 a person born in the Northern Territory and who has undergone sexual reassignment surgery can apply to the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages to record the new gender on the birth certificate.
A person born in the Northern Territory who is 18 years or older may apply to the Registrar to have the record of sex altered on the birth certificate if he or she has undergone sexual reassignment surgery.
Sexual Reassignment surgery means a surgical procedure involving the alteration of a person’s reproductive organs for the purpose of assisting a person to be considered to be a member of the opposite sex, or to correct or eliminate ambiguities relating to the sex of the person.
www.nt.gov.au /justice/graphpages/bdm/other/sexreassign.shtml   (550 words)

  
 10 Ways to Pay for SRS | Part 1 | Tara's Transgender Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For the male-to-female, transsexual surgery entails castration, penectomy and vulva-vaginal construction.
Surgery for the female-to- Rev. 131 35-62 COVERAGE ISSUES - MEDICAL PROCEDURES 11-00 male transsexual consists of bilateral mammectomy, hysterectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy, which may be followed by phalloplasty and the insertion of testicular prostheses.
Transsexual surgery for sex reassignment of transsexuals is controversial.
users4.ev1.net /%7Etaragem/srs.htm   (2023 words)

  
 eMedicine - Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders : Article by Robert Levey, PhD, MPH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sexual deviation is a term applicable to a subclass of sexual disorders termed paraphilias.
Paraphilias are associated with arousal in response to sexual objects or stimuli not associated with normal behavior patterns and that may interfere with the establishment of sexual relationships.
The patient has recurrent and intense sexual urges and sexually arousing fantasies involving the act of observing an unsuspecting person who is naked, in the process of disrobing, or engaging in sexual activity.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic3439.htm   (6664 words)

  
 Plastic Surgery - Reconstructive Sex Reassignment urgery
Sex reassignment surgery (SRS) includes the surgical procedures by which a person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are changed to that of the other sex.
Other names for SRS include gender reassignment surgery, sex reconstruction surgery, genital reconstruction surgery, and more recently sex affirmation surgery.
Transsexual people who cannot or want not to have SRS and particularly genital reassignment surgery are considered non-op, while "gender refusenik" is a slang term among transgender people.
www.mdboard.org /6__Sex_Reassignment_urgery.html   (444 words)

  
 SEX CHANGE SEX CHANGE OPERATION SEXUAL REASSIGNMENT SURGERY
The goal of the sex change - transsexual surgery is to provide an aesthetically attractive and functional result which permits both effortless intromission and full orgasmic potential - a full functioning sex change.
A penile prosthesis confers the wherewithal to penetrate which may be the defining moment for a successful conclusion to gender reassignment surgery - resluting in a successful sex change.
This sex change surgery should be performed as a procedure unto itself or with urethral extension to minimize complications.
www.srsmiami.com   (1149 words)

  
 Transsexual Sex Reassignment Surgery (male to female)
While the psychological impact of such surgery would usually cripple the libido of a normal male, the effect on a young transsexual girl is usually just the opposite: The surgery can be liberating and can enable a fuller expression of her sensuality and her female libidinous feelings.
Then, in a surgery similar to those done to create vaginas for intersexed patients, surgeons constructed the patient's vagina by using skin grafts taken from her thighs or buttocks (Christine's vaginoplasty surgery was in 1954).
Instead of sexual arousal being just in the genitals as in a male, the estrogen seems to also enable a powerful "heat" to fill the woman's whole body once she is aroused - and especially once she is being penetrated.
ai.eecs.umich.edu /people/conway/TS/SRS.html   (14879 words)

  
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Ms XXXXX stated she was seeking help in understanding her persistent desires to be female, and was hoping to obtain sex reassignment surgery in the future.
She is well aware of potential medical and psychological risks involved with SRS, and clear that while SRS may improve her life significantly, it is not a panacea for other difficulties she may experience in her life.
She has been consistent and determined in her quest for sexual reassignment and education, and I have no reason to believe she will regret sex reassignment surgery.
www.tgender.net /taw/tsmed/Therapist_s_Letter.doc   (535 words)

  
 The Disparate Classification of Gender and Sexual Orientation in American Psychiatry
Nonetheless, sexual orientation and gender identity share many common elements pursuant to the definition of mental illness, including theories of etiology, social stigma, cross-cultural occurrence, and perceptions of distress, disability, and disadvantage.
A key point in the classification of sexual orientation was the distinction between distress or impairment experienced by a person and that believed inherent to homosexuality itself.
The description, "sexually arousing," could be interpreted to apply to only "fantasies" or to all three of "fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors" with very different meaning.
www.priory.com /psych/disparat.htm   (5076 words)

  
 Egale Canada > Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) Backgrounder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Patients referred by this clinic had their surgery funded by the Ontario government until October 1, 1998 when sex reassignment surgery (SRS) funding was removed by the Provincial government.
Defined within the transsexual communities, sex reassignment surgery includes a spectrum of medical surgeries which transform the sex characteristics of physical body to fit the desired opposite sex body.
Chest reconstruction – female to male surgery where the breast tissue is reconstructed to produce a male chest.
www.egale.ca /index.asp?lang=E&menu=1&item=1086   (2295 words)

  
 Gender Reassignment Surgery, Mr E Peter Walker Christchurch New Zealand
For male to female transsexual surgery we advocate a period of living as a woman for 2 years whilst taking feminizing hormones.
With the successful transition into the female role, construction of the female external genitalia and a vagina is planned.
As the operative oedema has resolved the function and the appearance of the external genitalia and the neo-vagina have proved to be most satisfactory.
www.plasticsurgery.co.nz /grs-main.asp   (321 words)

  
 Sexual reassignment surgery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sexual reassignment surgery (SRS) is the surgical procedure by which a person's physical appearance and function is changed to that of the other sex.
Other names include: sex change operation, gender reassignment surgery (less accurate), genital reassignment surgery.
People who pursue sexual reassignment surgery are usually referred to as transsexual; "trans" - to go or travel between points; "sexual" - pertaining to the sex of a person.
portaljuice.com /sexual_reassignment_surgery.html   (850 words)

  
 What You Have to Lose
Sexual Reassignment surgery is not the answer for fitting into society.
Some transsexuals are no longer able to experience sexual desire, sexual pleasure, or orgasms, and in some cases this is permanent.
Surgery isn't for everyone, and it's not the only way to attain your true identity.
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 SEX CHANGE SRS SEX Sexual Reassignment Surgery GENDER REASSIGNEMENT SURGERY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Harold Reed is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology, a senior member of the American Urological Association, founding member and Treasurer of the American Academy of Phalloplasty Surgeons, and Fellow of the International College of Surgeons.
Following 2 years of military duty as a squadron surgeon in the US Army, he entered urological residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and graduated as chief resident in 1973.
He is an active member of the Greater Miami Urological Association, the Harry Benjamin IGDA, the Sexual Medicine Society of North America and the American Urological Association having attended consecutively 30 annual meetings.
www.srsmiami.com /home.html   (804 words)

  
 SEX REASSIGNMENT SURGERY SRS | FACIAL FEMINIZATION SURGERY FFS |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The glans penis and prepuce with the dorsal neurovascular pedicle have been utilised for clitoris and labia minora reconstruction in 1-stage sex reassignment surgery.
Background: With the author's method of male-to-female sex reassignment surgery involving the dorsal neurovascular glans penis preputial flap, penile skin with prepuce construct labia minora.
Sexual sensation (orgasmic capacity) is attained in these zones.
srs-thailand.com /SRS.html   (1553 words)

  
 MTF Electrolysis: Toby Meltzer's SRS recommendations
Reviewed By Toby R. Meltzer MD Dr. Melter is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon who has performed over 1000 Sexual Reassignment Surgeries since 1991.
Opinions regarding techniques or the necessity for genital hair removal prior to Sexual Reassignment Surgery (SRS), specifically in the Male to Female (MTF) population, vary among practitioners.
The area to be cleared for vaginoplasty must be completed no later than one week prior to surgery.
www.tsroadmap.com /physical/hair/zapmeltzer.html   (992 words)

  
 Alas, a blog » Blog Archive » Does sexual reassignment surgery work?
Over 86% of the reassigned patients who responded to the investigators' questionnaire were satisfied with their overall life situation, although the response rate was low.
I think if a person undeniably believes he or she is or needs something they will go to whatever lengths to obtain whatever it is they need.
You are basically saying that a person who in their lifetime may have lived a less than healthy life (say maybe had varying levels of alcohol comsumption) and may die from something like a liver disease is worth more than a person who may have been born in the wrong physical body.
www.amptoons.com /blog/archives/2003/05/06/does-sexual-reassignment-surgery-work   (1720 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article on Surgery [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Among all physicians, surgeons tend to be the most highly respected and the highest paid.
After all, they literally hold a person's life in their hands, while MRI scans and small incisions are the closest that most physicians will get to seeing the insides of their patients.
Surgery requires a sound grasp of anatomy, fast diagnostic instincts, steady hands, and superhuman stamina (one cannot drop everything to visit the restroom while performing a heart transplant).
encyclozine.com /Surgery   (565 words)

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