Plastibell: A Safe Technique of Circumcision
Background: Plastibell circumcision is safe alternative to open circumcision. Objective: The aim of this study is to review the safety and complications of plastibell circumcision as compare to other techniques reported in literature. Study Design: Retrospective Observational study. Settings: Private Sector Hospital, Faisalabad. Duration: January 2008 to December 2017. Methodology: 2576 cases including neonates and children up to 5 years of age circumcised in private clinic. Results: In 98.5% of cases there was no complication. In 1.5% of the cases complications like hematoma, bleeding, slipped ligature, retention of bell, urinary retention, infection and unsatisfactory results with less amount of prepural skin being removed were encountered. Conclusion: Plastibell circumcision is a safe technique with minimum complications in experienced hands and good alternative to open technique.