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Response to commentary re no instruments, no sutures, no worries: Circumcision using monopolar diathermy and 2-octyl cyanoacrylate is safe and effective in a cohort of 634 post-neonatal prepubescent boys

      Just as there is debate about whether to perform circumcision, so too are there opinions about how to do them. Sadly, the reviewer witnessed a devastating complication following a circumcision. This anecdotal experience may have blinded their view of circumcision in general. However, we must remember that electrocautery and chemical cautery are two distinct entities. The reader of our manuscript should be reassured that the procedure we describe is both safe and effective when performed by trained experts. In fact, we anticipated that the controversy herein would be the lack of sutures and not the use of electrocautery.
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