• Medicine
  • Published in
    Annals of the Academy of…
    1986

Surgery in transsexuals.

@article{Lim1986SurgeryIT,
  title={Surgery in transsexuals.},
  author={S M Lim},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={1986},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={
          122-6
        }
}
A review was made of transsexual patients who presented at a clinic for treatment. A total of 154 patients were seen over 6 years. There were 16 female to male transsexuals and 138 male to female transsexuals. Psychiatric screening was a mandatory prerequisite. Hormonal treatment for the transsexual had been started with no exception, prior to consultation. The scope of surgery and its limitations were described to the patient. The female to male transsexual had to undergo a multistaged… CONTINUE READING