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Dugi DD , Simhan J , Morey AF
Urethroplasty for Stricture Disease: Contemporary Techniques and Outcomes
Urology. 2016 Dec 29;89 :12-8
PMID: 26743394 URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26743394
AbstractUrethral reconstruction is now considered optimal therapy for most men presenting with symptomatic urethral strictures. The rapid development of innovative tissue transfer techniques over the past decade provides today's reconstructive urologist with a high probability of achieving excellent long-term outcomes after urethroplasty, even in the reoperative setting. Fundamental principles such as accurate initial stricture staging by urethrography, along with critical assessment of both stricture severity and tissue quality during urethroplasty are critical for success. This review illustrates the way in which stricture length, location, severity, and etiology influences the application of reconstructive techniques during contemporary urethroplasty.
NotesDugi, Daniel D Simhan, Jay Morey, Allen F REVIEW Urology. 2016 Mar;89:12-8. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2015.12.012. Epub 2015 Dec 29.