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Kyle Scarberry, José Bonomo, Reynaldo G Gómez
OBJECTIVES: To compare outcomes with early versus delayed reconstruction following pelvic fracture urethral injury (PFUI) to determine if a traditional 3-month delay is necessary. This delay has been advocated to allow resolution of traumatic inflammation and hematoma but has never been validated. We proceed to reconstruction at 3-6 weeks if the associated injuries are stable, the perineum is soft on rectal palpation, and the fracture is stable for lithotomy positioning. METHODS: PFUI patients treated with a suprapubic tube and delayed urethroplasty from October 1991 to August 2016 were included...
March 12, 2018: Urology
Yifei Lin, Deyi Luo, Banghua Liao, Tongxin Yang, Ye Tian, Tao Jin, Guiming Wang, Hongying Zhou, Hong Li, Kunjie Wang
OBJECTIVE: To compare postoperative outcomes between the perineal inverted-U and the vertical midline incision approaches of the urethroplasty and clarify them via gross anatomy. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 461 male patients, from Jan. 2006 to Jun. 2014, who underwent the urethroplasty via perineal midline vertical or inverted-U incision approach were recruited retrospectively. By match pairing for etiology and stricture length, 410 patients from two groups (205 for each group) were selected...
March 14, 2018: World Journal of Urology
Allen F Morey
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2017: Journal of Urology
Allen F Morey
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2017: Journal of Urology
Francisco E Martins, Pedro Simoes de Oliveira
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 20, 2018: European Urology
Ricardo González, Anja Lingnau, Barbara Magda Ludwikowski
Aims: To report current results of preputial flap onlay urethroplasty using the principle of the total preputial flap (TPF) for the one-stage repair of mid- and proximal hypospadias. Methods: This study was a retrospective chart review of patients in a prospectively kept database of all hypospadias operations performed at two institutions from January 1 2011 to August 2017. Inclusion criteria: all patients who underwent hypospadias repair using a preputial only flap urethroplasty based on the principle of the TPF...
2018: Frontiers in Pediatrics
Marc-David Leclair, Sébastien Faraj, Thierry Villemagne, Julie Carrouget, Alexis Arnaud, Yves Heloury
OBJECTIVES: Primary female epispadias encompasses a spectrum of disease, presenting with a variable degree of incontinence. We hypothesized that although perineal urethrocervicoplasty can be a successful first-line procedure in patients with normal bladder, a more radical reconstruction was necessary to achieve continence in cases lying at the most severe end of the spectrum. Our aim was to assess the results of a surgical management using perineal approach in girls with normal bladder capacity, and Kelly radical soft-tissue mobilization (RSTM) in patients with inadequate bladder, based on the assumption that bladder capacity (BC) is a reliable marker of epispadias severity...
October 9, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Urology
Rajat Piplani, Satish K Aggarwal, Simmi K Ratan
Aims: To study the role of uroflowmetry in the preoperative and early postoperative period in children undergoing hypospadias repair. Materials and Methods: Twenty-six cases undergoing hypospadias repair over 1 year (tubularized incised plate [TIP] Snodgrass [17 patients], TIP with Snodgraft [5 patients], Duckett's onlay flap [2 patients], and Duckett's tube [2 patients] urethroplasty) were prospectively evaluated with preoperative ultrasound and uroflowmetry and postoperative uroflowmetry at 3 months after the surgery and at 6 and 9 months interval if these dates fell within the study period on follow-up...
January 2018: Urology Annals
Christopher R Chapple
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 3, 2018: European Urology
Jared P Schober, Kristian D Stensland, Benjamin N Breyer, Bradley A Erickson, Jeremy B Myers, Bryan B Voelzke, Sean P Elliott, Jill C Buckley, Alex J Vanni
INTRODUCTION: and Objective: Anxiety and depression (AD) in patients with urethral stricture disease (USD) and the impact of urethroplasty on mental health has never been explored. We hypothesized that patients with USD will have higher than normal AD levels and urethroplasty would improve mental health. METHODS: Patients undergoing anterior urethroplasty were retrospectively reviewed from a multi-institutional reconstructive urology database. Pre- and postoperative evaluation of AD and overall health was recorded using the validated EQ-5D-3L Questionnaire, while sexual function was evaluated with the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) and Men's Sexual Health Questionnaire (MSHQ)...
February 3, 2018: Journal of Urology
K J Bernabé, N J Nokoff, D Galan, D Felsen, C E Aston, P Austin, L Baskin, Y-M Chan, E Y Cheng, D A Diamond, R Ellens, A Fried, S Greenfield, T Kolon, B Kropp, Y Lakshmanan, S Meyer, T Meyer, A M Delozier, L L Mullins, B Palmer, A Paradis, P Reddy, K J Scott Reyes, M Schulte, J M Swartz, E Yerkes, C Wolfe-Christensen, A B Wisniewski, D P Poppas
INTRODUCTION: Prior studies of outcomes following genitoplasty have reported high rates of surgical complications among children with atypical genitalia. Few studies have prospectively assessed outcomes after contemporary surgical approaches. OBJECTIVE: The current study reported the occurrence of early postoperative complications and of cosmetic outcomes (as rated by surgeons and parents) at 12 months following contemporary genitoplasty procedures in children born with atypical genitalia...
February 1, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Urology
Dachao Zheng, Shi Fu, Wenji Li, Minkai Xie, Jianhua Guo, Haijun Yao, Zhong Wang
The staged graft urethroplasty is a recommended technique for repairing complex hypospadias. This retrospective study aimed to investigate the outcomes of this technique in hypospadias patients undergoing reoperation and to analyze the underlying contributing factors including age, meatus location, and graft and suture type.We retrospectively analyzed 40 hypospadias patients undergoing reoperation who received a staged oral graft urethroplasty, including 15 buccal mucosal grafts and 25 lingual mucosal grafts...
November 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
Jeffrey Spencer, Joseph Mahon, Michael Daugherty, Laura Chang-Kit, Stephen Blakely, Andrew McCullough, Timothy Byler, Dmitriy Nikolavsky
OBJECTIVES: To assess the association of Hypoandrogenism (HA) with urethral stricture disease in a series of patients undergoing urethroplasty at two institutions. Hypoandrogenism has recently been associated with increased urethral atophy in artificial sphincter failures and decreased androgen receptors and periurethral vascularity. HA might be an etilogic factor in urethral stricture disease. METHODS: We reviewed the charts in 202 men with anterior urethral strictures between 2011-2017...
January 25, 2018: Urology
Allen F Morey
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: Journal of Urology
Marco Spilotros, Sachin Malde, Tamsin J Greenwell
Background: Learning curves have been described for a number of urological procedures including radical prostatectomy and laparoscopic nephrectomy but rarely for urethroplasty. We describe the learning curve for bulbar urethroplasty in a single surgeon series. Methods: A retrospective case note review was performed of 91 consecutive men median age 32 years (range, 15-66 years) having bulbar urethroplasty performed by a single surgeon. Data was collected on type of urethroplasty, restricture rate (as defined by urethrogram and/or flow rate) and duration of follow up...
December 2017: Translational Andrology and Urology
Ritesh Kumar Singh, Devashish Kaushal, Nikhil Khattar, Rishi Nayyar, T Manasa, Rajeev Sood
Pelvic fracture with urethral injury in girls is an uncommon entity that is usually associated with concomitant vaginal lacerations. Management options vary from immediate exploration and urethral anastomosis to delayed urethroplasty. We report our experience of managing a 10-year old girl presenting 6 months after a pelvic fracture with urethrovaginal injury and a completely obliterated urethral meatus managed successfully with a single-stage bladder tube repair.
January 2018: Indian Journal of Urology: IJU: Journal of the Urological Society of India
Allen F Morey
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2018: Journal of Urology
Jalil Hosseini, Farzen Soleimanzadeh Ardebili, Behrouz Fadavi, Hamidreza Haghighatkhah
PURPOSE: Although improvements in urological function have been less challenged, concern about andrological problems following urethral stricture surgeries has been growing in recent years. The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of the anastomotic urethroplasty itself on erectile function in patients with posterior urethral injuries. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this prospective cohort study, patients with urethral strictures referring to Tajrish Hospital during October 2013 to August 2016 for anastomotic urethroplasty, were included...
January 3, 2018: Urology Journal
Wenwen Han, Weiping Zhang, Ning Sun
OBJECTIVES: We review our experience in urethrocutaneous fistula (UCF) repair after transverse preputial island flap urethroplasty (Duckett) in pediatric hypospadias to investigate the risk factors for unsuccessful outcome. METHODS: Two hundred and nineteen UCFs repairs conducted in our center from January 2015 to December 2016 after Duckett technique were retrospectively reviewed and 182 had a follow-up for more than 6 months. The age of patients, size, localization and numbers of UCFs, interval time of two operations, length of neourethra, times of UCFs repairs, complications other than UCFs, hospital of primary surgery and postoperative infection were analyzed as potential risk factors...
December 27, 2017: International Urology and Nephrology
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