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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.
The Stellenbosch University health faculty described the procedure as a ground-breaking transplant operation, as doctors successfully transplanted a penis to a human being at Tygerberg Hospital in Bellville, Cape Town on 11 December 2014.
Prof André van Der Merwe announces the world's first successful penile transplant was performed in Cape Town.— Jerusha Raath (@JerushaRaath) March 13, 2015
The patient is now sexually active and is, of course, "very excited".— Jerusha Raath (@JerushaRaath) March 13, 2015