Boston - The nation's first penis transplant has been performed at Massachusetts General Hospital, The Boston Herald reported.
Surgeons who led the 15-hour procedure, Curtis Cetrulo and Dickens Ko, planned a news conference later Monday to discuss details of the operation.
According to USA Today, The recipient was Thomas Manning, 64, whose penis had been removed due to cancer. The organ was transplanted by deceased donor.
Dr. Curtis Cetrulo, who helped lead the surgical team, said normal urination should be possible for Manning in a few weeks, with sexual function possible in weeks to months.
The world's first penis transplant was performed at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in December 2014.
- News24 Nigeria