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Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2000 May;82(3):190-1.

Circumcision using bipolar diathermy scissors: a simple, safe and acceptable new technique.

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Department of Surgery, Warwick Hospital, UK.

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Circumcision may be performed by a variety of techniques. Postoperative haemorrhage is a recognised complication of the procedure.

METHOD:

A method of circumcision using bipolar diathermy scissors is described. Foreskin vessels are coagulated as the foreskin is cut away.

RESULTS:

Thirty patients underwent this procedure without complication.

CONCLUSION:

Circumcision using bipolar scissors can be a safe and simple operation.

PMID:
10858682
PMCID:
PMC2503425
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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