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 Circumcision is one of the most primitve Surgical Procedure for the boys. The first practice is done about 15,000 years ago. Before the 19th century it was almost like a religeous tradition. Since the advantages (hygienic and cural) was proved from that time, it has become current in the developed countries for the scientific point of views. This report is the result of 4700 cases of Neonatal Circumcision by Plastibell Device, during the seven years from 1991 to 1998 at Shahid Akbar Abadi maternity Hospital. The conclusion emphasizes on Neonatal Circumcision as a best period in which the most important approved profits are the protective role in UTI (and its assigned harmful complications), and penis cancer. Concerning the available documents, the less the age of the baby, the more profits and advantages would be. Based on these existing evidences, it is approved that penis cancer is the only cancer which is truley prevented by Neonatal Circumcision. The common complications such as local bleeding, meatitis and so on can be prevented by choosing best techniques and the required precision during surgical procedures and afterwards (especially by Plastibell Device), and if they occur, the care is easy and not expensive. Nowadays, the traditional beliefs on neonatal circumcision should be discarded so that the practical training courses could be held on by concerning authorities for interested physicians.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Pediatric Disease

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