Dorsal Slit-Sleeve Technique for Male Circumcision - adult dorsal slit

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Adult Circumcision - American Family Physician adult dorsal slit


A dorsal slit is a single incision along the upper length of the foreskin from the tip to the corona, Dorsal slit has a long history as a treatment for adult phimosis, since compared with circumcision it was relatively easy to perform, did not risk.

The dorsal slit-sleeve technique combines strategies from two open methods. The technique is described, together with its merit and demerits. This technique is .

Chapter 5: Surgical Procedures for Adults and Adolescents. Dorsal Slit Method: Steps 1–4. Step 1: Skin preparation, draping and anaesthesia. Step 2: Retraction .

Dorsal slit of the foreskin is performed to relieve strangulation of the glans by a paraphimosis or to visualize the urethral meatus in patients with.

The dorsal slit is especially useful in patients who have phimosis. Possible complications of adult circumcision include infection, bleeding.