Medical Requirements and Consequences of Sex Reassignment Surgery

  title={Medical Requirements and Consequences of Sex Reassignment Surgery},
  author={J. Hage},
  journal={Medicine, Science and the Law},
  pages={17 - 24}
  • J. Hage
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, Science and the Law
  • Prior to considering surgical reassignment, the key issue for the surgeon is to establish beyond reasonable doubt that the gender dysphoria or transsexual feeling is genuine and that surgical reassignment will be beneficial. For this he will need the expertise of a reputable behavioural scientist. To determine whether the patient is physically fit for surgery, the surgeon may lean on the expertise of an endocrinologist with substantial personal experience in the field of hormonal treatment of… CONTINUE READING

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