THE GENDER REASSESMENT SURGERY IS A DIFFICULT OPERATION?
Gender reassesment procedures are being conducted in Greece for at least twenty years and in the beginning they were performed mainly by urologists . In the last decade, new techniques have been developed by plastic surgeons with brief interventions ( 2.5 hours ) and mainly operating as the change from man to woman . The hospitalization time is a day not only the newly formed bay is functional , with full sensation.
The change from woman to man , still more complex , with repeated operations in order to achieve the creation of the penis , the elongation of the urethra , the prosthesis testis and erectile mechanism. For these interventions is no legal framework to be followed , especially concerning the psychiatric opinion.