CONVENTIONAL CIRCUMCISION

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries modern surgery was introduced, especially with the newly available of local anaesthesia,  doctors began performing circumcision surgery with dorsal slit method. Injection of anaesthetic, dorsal slit done up to back of glans penis follows by circumferential cut up to the frenulum area. All the bleeding  point are secured  and skin closed with stitches. This dorsal slit technique is  now accepted as a  ‘gold standard’ for  circumcision and practiced by most of the doctors.

                                                   Dorsal slit method     
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                                                       Gullotin methode
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Artery forcept is use as the ‘clamp device’ and the unwanted skin is excise with scissors and bleeding point are secured  and followed by stitches. This technique is faster, less bleeding and usually preferred by the doctor.