What Penis Transplant Surgery Means for Veterans

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, May 29, 2018

It’s one of the most common and devastating wounds of modern warfare. It also happens to be the one injury that neither active-duty troops nor veterans want to talk about.

Damage to or loss of a soldier’s genitals is something every man in a combat zone thinks about. And with good reason.

According to the Department of Defense Trauma Registry, at least 1,367 men in the United States military suffered genital-urinary injuries in Iraq or Afghanistan from 2001 to 2013.

Some of these men lost all or part of their penis.
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