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VERBATIM: Doctors address first successful penis transplant in U.S.

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So he's doing well so far. We spoke with him this morning. He's up and about out of bed and progressing cautiously and considerably in his course. But we think he's on a path to recovery.>> The specific aims of what we were trying to do are threefolds. Number one, reconstruct a natural appearing external genitalia.
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Number two, to reestablish urinary function and continuity of the urinary track. And three, potentially achieving sexual function. Many of these patients suffer in silence, and for years he's been like that, and I think now he's found a voice to come out, to say how much he is really found hope in this type of procedure.
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