The Plastibell is a plastic device slipped between the penis and the
circumcise a male. A cut in the foreskin usually is
required before the device can be placed. Sterile string is tied around the
device and over the foreskin to cut off the blood supply. Foreskin tissue is
trimmed off and the end of the bell is removed, leaving the ring tied in
Tissue remaining under the ring dies and is sloughed off. The ring
should fall off by itself about 10 to 12 days after the circumcision.
January 27, 2012
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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