Chapter 9: Circumcision Methods for Adolescent Boys and Men


The ninth chapter of the 2018 Manual for Male Circumcision under Local Anaethesia provides step-by-step guidance, with photos and illustrations, on performing male circumcision using each of the three conventional methods of surgical circumcision for adolescent boys and men: forceps-guided, dorsal slit, and sleeve resection. It also describes the devices used for male circumcision, advising providers to consult the package insert, which will include the most up-to-date instructions on the use of a device. The guidance in this chapter is intended only for health care providers who have been trained to perform safe medical male circumcision.

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Type: Document
Year of publication: 2018
Resource topic: Devices, Safety, Service delivery
Resource type: Guide
Organization: WHO, Jhpiego
Languages: English