Plastibel Circumcision: Safest Technique in the Infants with the Experienced Hands: A Single Centre Experience

  • Habib -Ur- Rahman Combined Military Hospital Multan/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Hina Iftikhar Combined Military Hospital Multan/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Ghazanfar Ali Combined Military Hospital Multan/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Mujahid Ali Khoso Combined Military Hospital Multan/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Arooj Ahsan Combined Military Hospital Bahawalpur/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Naveed Ahmed Combined Military Hospital Quetta/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
Keywords: Circumcision, Infants, Local anaesthesia, Plastibel technique

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of circumcision done by plastibel technique in infants up till six months of age.

Study Design: Cross-sectional study.

Place and Duration of Study: Department of Surgery, Combined Military Hospital, Multan, from Aug 2019 to Jul 2020

Methodology: The Department of surgery, Combined Military Hospital, Multan, from 2019 to 2020. A sample size of 140 patients was calculated via the EpiTools epidemiological calculator while keeping the significance level at 5% and a confidence level of 95%.

Results: A total of 140 infants were circumcised with the plastibel technique. The age of the infants ranged from 21 days to six months with the mean age of 32.2 ± 10.5 days. Maximum circumcisions were done between 30-90 days of life. The best part of the circumcision was that no complication was observed during the study period.

Conclusion: Plastibel circumcision can be done under local anaesthesia with the best possible safety in infants younger than six months of age.

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Published
2022-06-07
How to Cite
Rahman, H., Iftikhar, H., Ali, G., Khoso, M., Ahsan, A., & Ahmed, N. (2022). Plastibel Circumcision: Safest Technique in the Infants with the Experienced Hands: A Single Centre Experience. PAFMJ, 72(SUPPL-2), S329-32. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v72iSUPPL-2.6481
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