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Dressings and Care After Surgical Circumcision

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Abstract

Sometimes the successful outcome of a surgery, be it the physical outcome, meeting patient/parent expectations, or garnering patient/parent compliance, has as much to do with the aftercare as anything else. A presentable dressing, clear and written patient/parent care instructions, and a description of the course of healing will go a long way toward patient/parent compliance and reducing the number of unscheduled follow-ups.

Keywords

Hypospadias Repair Penile Shaft Subcuticular Suture Amyl Nitrite Painful Erection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric UrologyHarvard School of MedicineBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric UrologyChildren’s Hospital BostonBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  4. 4.Department of Pediatric UrologyHospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada

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