US Soldier Gets World’s First Penis and Scrotum Transplant
|04/24/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A young military veteran who had his genitals blown off in a blast in Afghanistan has received the world’s most extensive penis transplant.
Surgeons at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, rebuilt the man’s entire pelvic region — transplanting a penis, scrotum and part of the abdominal wall from a deceased donor — in a highly experimental 14-hour operation.
Doctors said Monday he is recovering well and is expected to leave the hospital this week.
The patient, who asked to remain anonymous, is expected to recover urinary and eventually, sexual function.
The scrotum transplant did not include the donor’s testicles, meaning reproduction won’t read more >>>