Pediatrics 2016 May 6;137(5). Epub 2016 Apr 6.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Surgical Clinic C, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; and Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
: As a consequence of the discussion on whether the health benefits of newborn male circumcision outweigh the risks and the discrepancies in reported figures of complications, we evaluated the incidence and morbidity of foreskin surgery due to medical indications in boys from the Capital Region of Denmark in 2014.Methods
: Medical records from all boys operated on the foreskin due to medical reasons in the Capital Region in 2014 were reviewed. Patients with hypospadias, ritual circumcision, and redo-surgery because of complications to nontherapeutic circumcision were excluded. Read More