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Presenter(s): Bauback Safa, MD, MBA, Andrew Watt, MD

Date: August 20, 2019

Time: 11:37 pm - 12:00 am

Room: 619

Conference: Gender Odyssey Seattle

Program: Community

Forearm and Thigh Phalloplasty: A Microsurgeon’s Perspective

In this workshop, the internationally renowned surgeons at The Buncke Clinic will review all you need to know about the radial forearm and anterolateral thigh phalloplasty techniques from a microsurgeon’s perspective. Advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of both flaps will be discussed in detail. The blood supply and vascularity of the flaps will be discussed as it affects our ability to form a functional phallus. The differences in nerve supply of the two flaps will also be reviewed. Lastly, significant attention will be paid to the donor site for both flaps including functional recovery. After this workshop, attendees will be well-versed in the unique attributes, advantages, and disadvantages of both flaps.