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Safety, Feasibility, and Acceptability of the PrePex Device for Adult Male Circumcision in Malawi

Journal Article
(Published June, 2016)
Kohler, P.K. (Author),
Tippett Barr, B.A. (Author),
Kang’ombe, A. (Author),
Hofstee, C. (Author),
Kilembe, F. (Author),
Galagan, S. (Author),
Chilongozi, D. (Author),
Namate, D. (Author),
Machaya, M. (Author),
Kabwere, K. (Author),
Mwale, M. (Author),
Msunguma, W. (Author),
Reed, J.B. (Author),
Chimbwandira, F. (Author)
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Severe adverse events for PrePex were rare in Malawi, similar to other VMMC programs, but immediate provision of surgical services after displacement or early removal proved a challenge. Cases of insufficient skin removal were linked to poor technique, suggesting that provider training requires reinforcement and supervision.

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Kohler PK, Tippett Barr BA, Kang'ombe A, Hofstee C, Kilembe F, Galagan S, et al. Safety, Feasibility, and Acceptability of the PrePex Device for Adult Male Circumcision in Malawi. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016;72 Suppl 1:S49-55.