A Study to Evaluate Novel Nipple Reconstruction Technique Using Nipple Sharing of a Half-Split Nipple in Female-to-Male Transgender Chest-Wall Contouring


About this study

The purpose of this study is to describe a new surgical technique for nipple reconstruction in female-to-male transgender chest wall reconstruction and demonstrate its safety, patient satisfaction, aesthetic evaluation and complications. Subsequently, correlate these findings to assess overall surgical and clinical outcomes.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Transgender male older than 18 years who underwent bilateral double incision mastectomy for chest-wall reconstruction.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Diagnosis or history of breast cancer.
  • Patients who underwent previous breast surgery.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Oscar Manrique, M.D.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

Oscar Manrique M.D.

(507) 284-3214


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