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World’s First Total Penis, Scrotum Transplant Done by US Surgeons

World’s First Total Penis, Scrotum Transplant Done by US Surgeons

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For the first time, a team of US surgeons from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, has managed to transplant the penis and the scrotum from a deceased donor to a recipient who had lost his genital organs during armed service. According to a report by Medical News Today, the surgeons had been planning such an intervention since 2013. In the telebriefing statement of the institution’s genitourinary programme, the programmme’s clinical director, Dr. Rick Redett, called the procedure “the culmination of more than 5 years of research and collaboration across multiple disciplines.” The successful transplant was performed last month on a United States war veteran who lost his genital organs after the unexpected explosion of an improvised explosive device, MNT reported. “It’s