Friday, June 12, 2015

The world’s first penis transplant has reportedly resulted in a pregnancy

South Africa - The recipient of the world's first successful penis transplant will soon be a father, according to the South African outlet News24. 

His surgeons were recently informed that his girlfriend is pregnant.

The surgery took place just six months ago, three years after the 21-year-old had lost his own organ after infection caused by a botched ceremonial circumcision. 

Stellenbosch University urologist, Prof. Andre van der Merwe, who led the historic surgical team, explained at a March news conference that South Africa has a particular need for such a surgery: