The use of parenteral testosterone therapy in genital reconstructive surgery.

@article{Gearhart1987TheUO,
  title={The use of parenteral testosterone therapy in genital reconstructive surgery.},
  author={John P Gearhart and Robert D. Jeffs},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1987},
  volume={138 4 Pt 2},
  pages={
          1077-8
        }
}
Previously, testosterone cream has been used for penile enlargement before genital surgery. The results not only were inconsistent but the absorption was variable. Therefore, we elected to study the use of parenteral testosterone as an adjunct before reconstructive surgery. In 44 patients with hypospadias (36), epispadias (5) or urethral fistulas (3) 2 mg. per kg. testosterone enanthate were given intramuscularly 5 and 2 weeks before reconstructive surgery. Testosterone caused a mean increase… CONTINUE READING
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