An orchiectomy and leaving the sack for later use for in construction of vagina, but when do I go for SRS?
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Orchiectomy and SRS MTF
Thanks for your question. I would say that an Orchiectomy is not a mandatory and is not recommended prior to SRS MTF, especially in eldery patients, for several reasons.
1. Orchiectomy prior to SRS would result in contraction of the scrotum and unnecessarily lose tissue for new Vaginoplasty creation.
2. In your case, Orchiectomy has nothing to do with Hormones Effects and this procedure should be performed altogether with SRS, due to your age. Hormone Effects of appearance will be taken into consideration only for under 20 year-old patients.
In conclusion, I would recommend you take 1 year hormone prior to the SRS surgery.
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