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South African Doctors Perform World's First Successful Penis Transplant by breakingnews234: 8:04am On Mar 16, 2015
A man underwent a penis transplant surgery that lasted 9 hours at Tygerberg Hospital in South Africa. Though the transplant was done in December, it was announced on 13th March after confirmation that the patient has made full recovery and regained both urinary and sexual function with the new penis.
The 21-year-old man lost his penis three years ago after a botched circumcision. The complications from the local circumcision forced doctors to amputate his penis. Experts believe that around 250 young men lose their joysticks each year due to medical complications from this traditional ritual in South Africa.
Professor André van der Merwe, head of the University's Division of Urology, said they were surprised by the patient's rapid recovery.

He said: 'Our goal was that he would be fully functional at two years and we are very surprised by his rapid recovery.

Professor Frank Graewe, another of the hospital's surgeons who assisted on the operation, said: 'It's a massive breakthrough. We've proved that it can be done – we can give someone an organ that is just as good as the one that he had.'

'It was a privilege to be part of this first successful penis transplant in the world.'

He added that finding a donor organ was one of the main challenges to the procedures, and called the man who donated his penis, and his family, 'heroes'.

- See more at: http://www.breakingnews234.com/2015/03/south-africans-perform-worlds-first.html#sthash.Mvnue9Yh.dpuf

Re: South African Doctors Perform World's First Successful Penis Transplant by wayodude(m): 8:04am On Mar 16, 2015
Noted
Re: South African Doctors Perform World's First Successful Penis Transplant by lovat(m): 8:18am On Mar 16, 2015
Can it be done on Thiefnubu and GMB?
Re: South African Doctors Perform World's First Successful Penis Transplant by EgusiSoup: 8:30am On Mar 16, 2015
breakingnews234:
A man underwent a penis transplant surgery that lasted 9 hours at Tygerberg Hospital in South Africa. Though the transplant was done in December, it was announced on 13th March after confirmation that the patient has made full recovery and regained both urinary and sexual function with the new penis.
The 21-year-old man lost his penis three years ago after a botched circumcision. The complications from the local circumcision forced doctors to amputate his penis. Experts believe that around 250 young men lose their joysticks each year due to medical complications from this traditional ritual in South Africa.
Professor André van der Merwe, head of the University's Division of Urology, said they were surprised by the patient's rapid recovery.

He said: 'Our goal was that he would be fully functional at two years and we are very surprised by his rapid recovery.

Professor Frank Graewe, another of the hospital's surgeons who assisted on the operation, said: 'It's a massive breakthrough. We've proved that it can be done – we can give someone an organ that is just as good as the one that he had.'

'It was a privilege to be part of this first successful penis transplant in the world.'

He added that finding a donor organ was one of the main challenges to the procedures, and called the man who donated his penis, and his family, 'heroes'.

- See more at: http://www.breakingnews234.com/2015/03/south-africans-perform-worlds-first.html#sthash.Mvnue9Yh.dpuf

Who is Joystick? sad
Re: South African Doctors Perform World's First Successful Penis Transplant by IceDune: 2:57pm On Mar 16, 2015
EgusiSoup:


Who is Joystick? sad

Lol.. Nairaland and their censorship
Re: South African Doctors Perform World's First Successful Penis Transplant by amme1(m): 1:39pm On Mar 17, 2015
omo. this is somefin else.

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