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Preliminary Report Of Penile Transplantation Completed - In a recent article by W. Hu and colleagues from Guangzhou, China, the first reported case of a penile transplant is described. The report is published in the October 2006 issue of European Urology.

Penile replantation of the amputated penis has been previously described with very good results. The first case of penile transplantation was performed on a 44 year-old man who presented with loss of his penis due to a traumatic accident. He was left with a 1 cm penis and was unable to void standing up and his quality of life was severely affected. He remained in this condition for 8 months prior to the transplant.

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