Surgeries and Procedures: CircumcisionUploader: Samutaxe 2 month ago Subscribe 2
It's usually performed on a newborn boy before he leaves the hospital, and often within the first 2 days of life. Because of lead-time bias and earlier diagnosis in a circumcised man, it was stated that the analysis was likely to have under-estimated the true protective effect of circumcision [ 77 ]. An association found between adult MC and penile cancer could be due to the fact that MC when performed in adulthood is frequently to remove cancerous lesions or to treat conditions such as phimosis and recurring balanoposthitis that themselves are associated with predisposition to penile cancer. Cost-effectiveness In a cost-benefit analysis in the USA it was found that, for a range of medical conditions, "much of the initial cost of neonatal circumcision is eventually recovered when disease and the medical need [in 9.