Surgery

Gender affirmation surgery primer for radiologists

An ahead-of-print article published in the December issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) provides a much needed overview of gender affirmation surgical therapies encountered in diagnostic imaging, defining ...

Health

Transgender-positive approach overdue in acute care

Fears of insensitive questioning, withdrawal from hormone treatment and the use of a patient's legal name, rather than chosen name, may drive many transgender people away from acute care facilities, including emergency departments, ...

Surgery

First ever data on number of gender confirmation surgeries

For the first time, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is reporting on the number of gender confirmation surgeries in the United States. ASPS—the world's largest plastic surgery organization—found that more ...

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