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Transgender Women Satisfied with Neoclitoris, Study Says

Transgender women tend to be satisfied with their neoclitoris after male-to-female gender reassignment surgery (GRS), new research suggests. 

In a study published online last month by the Journal of Sexual Medicine, 86% of trans women said they were satisfied with their GRS.

Creation of a neoclitoris is a standard part of male-to-female GRS. The new clitoris is usually formed from tissue from the glans penis. 

The study involved 22 transgender women between the ages of 23 and 63.  The average post-surgical follow-up period was 37 months.

The women answered questions about orgasms, pain, and satisfaction with GRS. Researchers also assessed the women's neo-clitoral tactile sensitivity by applying filaments to the skin. 

Eighty-six percent of the women said they had been able to reach orgasm. The same percentage said they were pain-free with the rest reporting minimal pain. 

Complications from surgery did not appear to affect clitoral sensation, the authors said. 

For more details on the study, please click here. 

What's New in the VJPU?

Have you checked out the Video Journal of Prosthetic Urology (VJPU) lately?

As the name suggests, the VJPU focuses on prosthetic urology, especially as it pertains to sexual medicine. Novel technologies and "how I do it" surgical expositions are of special interest.

New videos are added regularly. Recent posts address penile implants in cases of severe priapism and suprapubic fat pad excision during implant procedures. 

We encourage you to check out all the videos here. Interested in submitting a video? You'll find the instructions here.

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