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Wounded Veteran to Receive Penis Transplant

A wounded military veteran is slated to be the first U.S. recipient of a penis transplant, according to doctors at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. If successful, the patient could have urinary and sexual function restored. Last year, South African doctors performed the first penis transplant on a patient who had received a botched circumcision. Several months after the surgery, the patient was reportedly able to have an erection, allowing him to eventually...

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