Access to gender-related surgical procedures for patients is made through the University of Michigan Health System Comprehensive Gender Services Program. At the University of Michigan, participants of the Comprehensive Gender Services Program who are ready for a female-to-male sex reassignment surgery will be offered a phalloplasty, generally using the radial forearm flap method. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Gender reassignment surgery is a series of complex surgical procedures genital and nongenital performed for the treatment of gender dysphoria. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology The most commonly selected options include creation of a neovagina male to female, MtF or a neophallus female to male, FtM. Male-to-female reassignments are more common because they are considered less expensive and more successful.
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Working together, the surgical team of the Comprehensive Gender Services Program, which includes specialists in plastic surgery, urology and gynecology, bring expertise, experience and safety to procedures for our transgender patients. Vaginoplasty at Michigan Medicine. Melzer, T. The details of the procedure, the course of recovery, the expected outcomes, and the possible complications will be covered in detail during your surgical consultation.
After the outer and inner bandages are removed, most patients feel fine and can leave the hospital.