Window technique on circumcision

Basar H., Yilmaz E., Basar M. M. , Batislam E., TUĞLU D.

International Urology and Nephrology, vol.38, no.3-4, pp.599-601, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 3-4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-005-0249-6
  • Title of Journal : International Urology and Nephrology
  • Page Numbers: pp.599-601
  • Keywords: alternative, circumcision, technique, window, RARE COMPLICATION, PENIS


Objective: To remove the preputium by using a simple, quick and safe method without damaging glans, frenulum and urethra as well as with a good cosmetic result. Patients and methods: The procedure, remind the guillotine technique at first, but completely different from it. Basically, a long haemostat is applied onto preputium and skin and subdermal tissue were incised; a small window is opened at dorsal of preputial mucosa and it is excised, while observing glans and frenulum. Results: The circumcisions were performed in a quick, safe and pretty bloodless way. There was no case with glans amputation, frenulum short cut or urethral damage, even if a clamp includes the foreskin with a part of glans or excess frenulum unnoticedly. Conclusion: This technique is simple, quick, relatively bloodless operation with cosmetically good result. Morever it is quite safe against to amputation of glans, frenular short cut or urethral fistula formation. © Springer 2006.