Veteran who received penis transplant is doing well one year later

2019-11-08 16:45

About 18 months after a penis transplant, an American soldier was able to urinate without problems, have normal sensation in the penis, and have near-normal erections and the ability to achieve orgasm.

SEE: SA doctors perform second successful penis transplant

2017-05-22 13:35

This comes after the world’s first successful penis transplant was done in December 2014 at Tygerberg Academic Hospital.

Botched procedure leaves teen without tip of penis

2016-03-07 10:50

The mother of a 16-year-old boy has filed a damages claim worth R1.1m against a clinic doctor after what was supposed to be a routine circumcision left the teen without the tip of his penis, according to a report.

Penis transplant patient to become a dad

2015-06-11 15:19

The partner of the recipient of the first penile transplant is pregnant, according to the surgeon that performed the surgery.

And the next penis transplant will be pulled off by...

2015-05-14 14:17

A centre in the United States is expected to perform a penile transplant soon, according to the surgeon who pioneered the world's first successful procedure in South Africa.

Penis transplant – what the real focus should be on

2015-03-16 05:56

There should be a big push to prevent men from losing their penises during traditional circumcisions, says Tygerberg Hospital CEO, after the world's first successful penis transplant.

Penis transplant: our resident doctor weighs in

Straight after the announcement that South African doctors had performed the world's first successful penis transplant, we speak to Health24's resident doctor about the significance of the procedure.

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Penis transplant: Patient lost organ in botched initiation

2015-03-13 18:00

The recipient of the world's first successful penis transplant is a 21-year-old man who lost his penis due to severe complications following a traditional circumcision, surgeons say.

World’s first successful penile transplant performed in Cape Town

2015-03-13 14:21

The University of Stellenbosch’s faculty of medicine and health sciences has announced the performance of the world’s first successful penile transplant in Cape Town.


Man finally gets penis grafted after doctor's couldn't diagnose him as intersex

2019-05-17 15:47

He spent years confused as doctors failed to diagnose him as intersex – now Anick finally has a penis grafted from skin on his forearm.

First US penis transplant recipient released from hospital

2016-06-02 10:59

After a successful operation, the man who received America's first penis transplant is heading home.

Potential penis transplant recipients 'not picky' over organ

2015-06-11 21:09

Potential penis transplant recipients are so desperate that they “are not picky” about details such as size or colour, says Stellenbosch University urologist Professor Andre van der Merwe.

HEADLINES: NPA's new face, EFF vs Nkandla and penis transplants

In today's news headlines: the NPA gets a new head, EFF threatens Zuma with court & men hoping for sex reassignment surgeries offer their penises for transplant.

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Penis transplant: Surgeons inundated with requests

2015-03-17 07:56

Cape Town surgeons who carried out the world’s first successful penis transplant are now getting requests from men around the world who want the operation - or to become donors.

Penile transplant: Three key takeout points

Health24's resident doctor Dr Owen J Wiese highlights three important points about the breakthrough transplant procedure.

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We speak to the experts who performed the world's first successful penis transplant

The University of Stellenbosch’s medical department announced the performance of the world’s first successful penis transplant. News24 spoke to the incredible doctors involved. Watch.

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World first: penis successfully transplanted in Cape Town

2015-03-13 15:47

In a ground-breaking operation, a team of pioneering surgeons from Stellenbosch University (SU) and Tygerberg Hospital performed the first successful penile transplant in the world.

Circumcision horror

2010-06-22 00:00

Despite laws to curb the deaths and injuries related to circumcision, the death toll among initiates continues to soar. What happens when initiation ceremonies go wrong?

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