Regret After Gender-Affirmation Surgery

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prevalence

Valeria P. Bustos, MD; Samyd S. Bustos, MD; Andres Mascaro, MD; Gabriel Del Corral, MD, FACS; Antonio J. Forte MD, PhD, MS; Pedro Ciudad, MD, PhD; Esther A. Kim, MD; Howard N. Langstein, MD; Oscar J. Manrique MD, FACS


Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2021;9(3):e3477 

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Our study has shown a very low percentage of regret in TGNB population after GAS. We consider that this is a reflection on the improvements in the selection criteria for surgery. However, further studies should be conducted to assess types of regret as well as association with different types of surgical procedure.