Doctors succesfully perform first penis transplant

March 13, 2015 7:59 PM

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Doctors succesfully perform first penis transplant

The surgery took place three months ago, but doctors in Cape Town only just announced its success at a press conference on Friday -- only recently able to confirm that the recipient's new sex organ is fully functional.

The unnamed recipient, a 21-year-old who lost his penis in a ritual circumcision gone wrong, is reported to be delighted by his surgery's outcome.

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