Gender-affirming surgery ‘significantly improves quality of life’, new study says

Approximately 75 percent of transgender women showed an improved quality of life after surgery, a study out of Germany found.

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A team at University Hospital in Essen, Germany, followed 158 transgender women patients for a median of more than six years after their surgery. They found approximately 75 percent of patients showed improved quality of life after their procedure. The results were unveiled last month at the annual European Association of Urology Conference in Copenhagen.

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