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Long term post PrePex male circumcision outcomes in an urban population in Uganda: a cohort study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Research Notes, October 2017
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Title
Long term post PrePex male circumcision outcomes in an urban population in Uganda: a cohort study
Published in
BMC Research Notes, October 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-2845-9
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Authors

M. Galukande, F. Nakaggwa, E. Busisa, D. Sekavuga Bbaale, T. Nagaddya, A. Coutinho

Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the long term adverse events profile at least a year after safe male circumcision. A cohort study, investigating patients who had undergone a non surgical circumcision procedure called Prepex. The study variables included scar appearance and sexual experiences. Clients were contacted for a phone interview and data were collected using a questionnaire, for some, a physical examination was done. We obtained ethical committee approval. Data from 304 out of a possible 625 men were analyzed, the rest was lost to follow up. The follow up period was 12-24 months. The mean age was 28 years. Up to 97% were satisfied with the penile scar appearance and the absence of pain. There was no keloids formation, though one developed a hypertrophic scar. Participants reported improved sexual intercourse enjoyment (post circumcision). Up to 17% resumed sexual intercourse before the 6-week long mandatory abstinence period. The average self-reported healing time was 4.7 weeks. There was a high level of scar appearance satisfaction, there was no keloids formation. There was a perceived improvement of sexual enjoyment after circumcision. Trial registration ClinicalTrials. Gov Identifier: NCT02245126 (Date of registration: September 19, 2014).

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 9 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 3 33%
Student > Bachelor 1 11%
Other 1 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 11%
Unknown 3 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 3 33%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 11%
Unknown 4 44%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 January 2020.
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#4,588,774
of 17,366,233 outputs
Outputs from BMC Research Notes
#719
of 3,664 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#98,685
of 329,337 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Research Notes
#71
of 419 outputs
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