BioMed Research International

Gender Affirmation Surgery


Publishing date
01 Jun 2018
Status
Published
Submission deadline
12 Jan 2018

1University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

2University of Miami, Miami, USA

3University of Gent, Gent, Belgium

4University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia


Gender Affirmation Surgery

Description

This special issue will focus on Gender Affirmation Surgery (GAS) which is an important topic for transgender health professionals.

Gender dysphoria (GD) is a condition in which a person experiences discrepancy between the sex assigned at birth and the gender they identify with, often leading to extensive personal distress. The treatment may consist of psychotherapy, cross-sex hormone therapy, and different forms of GAS in accordance with the Standards of Care of the World Professional Association of Transgender Health. GAS refers to the whole genital, facial, and body procedures required to create a feminine or masculine appearance.

GAS remains an area of super-specialization and in development. Few surgical refinements have been published within the last few years, and follow-ups of a long-term series of patients proceed slowly. Cooperation among the different centers is the solution to standardize approaches and techniques and achieve a higher level of evidence.

This special issue will focus on the surgical part of the Gender Affirmation procedures as well as their impact on the psychosocial well-being of these patients.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Criteria for selective surgical techniques
  • Definition of patient reported outcome measures (PROM)
  • Evaluation of surgical outcomes
  • The impact of GAS on the psychosocial well-being of transgender patients
  • Long-term follow-up of GAS
  • Innovations
  • Future of GAS

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 1768414
  • - Editorial

Gender Affirmation Surgery

Gennaro Selvaggi | Christopher J. Salgado | ... | Miroslav Djordevic
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 9652305
  • - Review Article

Gender Dysphoria: Bioethical Aspects of Medical Treatment

Marta R. Bizic | Milos Jeftovic | ... | Miroslav L. Djordjevic
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 9037979
  • - Research Article

Sexuality after Male-to-Female Gender Affirmation Surgery

J. Hess | A. Henkel | ... | Y. Hess
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 4907208
  • - Review Article

Primary Sigmoid Vaginoplasty in Transwomen: Technique and Outcomes

Christopher J. Salgado | Ajani Nugent | ... | Heidi Bahna
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 3472471
  • - Research Article

Hysterectomy with Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy in Female-to-Male Gender Affirmation Surgery: Comparison of Two Methods

M. Jeftovic | B. Stojanovic | ... | M. L. Djordjevic
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 6754030
  • - Research Article

En Bloc Surgical Dissection for Penile Transplantation for Trans-Men: A Cadaveric Study

Gennaro Selvaggi | Erica Wesslen | ... | Michael Olausson
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 8639263
  • - Research Article

Gender Minority Stress and Depressive Symptoms in Transitioned Swiss Transpersons

Tiziana Jäggi | Lena Jellestad | ... | David Garcia Nuñez
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 8684625
  • - Research Article

Quality of Life in Transitioned Trans Persons: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Cohort Study

Lena Jellestad | Tiziana Jäggi | ... | David Garcia Nuñez
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 7919481
  • - Research Article

Spermatogenesis Abnormalities following Hormonal Therapy in Transwomen

Sirachai Jindarak | Kasama Nilprapha | ... | Preecha Tiewtranon
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