Public health officials are currently supporting adult male circumcision to minimize the transmission of HIV during intercourse. Estimates indicate that more than 3 million lives could be saved in sub-Saharan Africa alone if the procedure were widely adopted. Complications including infection and accidental cutting/amputation of the glans during traditional circumcision ceremonies can lead to permanent injury or death. A low cost, adjustable (one-size-fits-most), culturally appropriate adult male circumcision tool was designed for use in traditional circumcision ceremonies to increase the likelihood of safe outcomes.
Adult Male Circumcision Tool for Use in Traditional Ceremonies
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Lemmermen, K. A., Van Wingen, T. F., Spencer, C. M., Scott, P. J., and Sienko, K. H. (November 8, 2010). "Adult Male Circumcision Tool for Use in Traditional Ceremonies." ASME. J. Med. Devices. December 2010; 4(4): 045003. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4002576
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