Acceptability of medical male circumcision in the traditionally circumcising communities in Northern Tanzania
- CA: Corte Madera, CALIFORNIA. // Advocate;11/11/86, Issue 459, p26
Reports that the National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers has announced a decrease in the number of circumcisions on newborns in the U.S. in 1985. Circumcision as an unnecessary surgery.
- Adolescent boys: who cares? Schmid, George P.; Dick, Bruce // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Sep2008, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p659
The article focuses on the research study related to the attitude of men towards circumcision. It states in one of the few studies between 2001 and 2005, the Eastern Cape province of South Africa recorded 1748 hospital admissions, 177 deaths and 107 genital mutilations/amputations following...
- Determinants and Policy Implications of Male Circumcision in the United States. Leibowitz, Arleen A.; Desmond, Katherine; Belin, Thomas // American Journal of Public Health;Jan2009, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p138
Objective. We sought to determine whether lack of state Medicaid coverage for infant male circumcision correlates with lower circumcision rates. Methods. We used data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample on 417282 male newborns to calculate hospital-level circumcision rates. We used weighted...
- Epidemiology of Circumcision-Related Mortality in Iran: A 10-year Survey. Hedjazi, Arya; Zarenezhad, Mohammad; Vahid Hosseini, Seyed Mohammad; Fereidooni, Mehran; Ghadipasha, Masoud; Rad, Bahram Samadi; Daghi, Jaber Ghareh; Shogaee, Ahmad; Hoseinzadeh, Amin // North American Journal of Medical Sciences;Nov2012, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p608
The article presents a study that investigates the epidemiology of circumcision in Iran. It states that the study uses circumcision-related mortality data provided by the Iranian Legal Medicine Organization from 2001-2010. The study also attempts to find out the exact causes of death resulting...
- Genital Self-mutilation: Attempted Foreskin Reconstruction. Walter, Garry; Streimer, Jeffrey // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jan90, Vol. 156, p125
A non-psychotic adult attempted surgically to reconstruct a foreskin for himself. The patient's membership of an organisation which lobbies against circumcision was contributory.
- The foreskin. Raab // Esquire;Jan2000, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p91
Provides insights on circumcision among men. Impact of uncircumcision on copulation; Functions of foreskin; Accounts on the relevance of circumcision in preventing diseases in generative organs.
- Rituals of manhood in South Africa: circumcision at the cutting edge of critical intervention. van Vuuren, Chris J.; de Jongh, Michael // South African Journal of Ethnology;1999, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p142
Investigates the institution of male circumcision ritual in South Africa, and the dilemmas it faces. Increase in fatalities and hospitalization; Instances and the ethics of intervention; Need to understand initiation in terms of the discourses of tradition and identity.
- The development of professional guidelines on the law and ethics of male circumcision. Mussell, R. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Jun2004, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p254
This paper does not attempt to lay out the arguments relating to male circumcision far non-medical reasons. Rather, the aim is to focus more on the process and the problems of a professional body (in this case the British Medical Association (BMA)) attempting to produce any consensus...
- preputiotomy. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1764
A definition of the term "preputiotomy" is presented. It refers to a state in which the prepuce of the penis is incised to relieve phimosis.