Complex urethral reconstruction

K W Angermeier, G H Jordan, S M Schlossberg
Urologic Clinics of North America 1994, 21 (3): 567-81
Modern tissue transfer techniques, often incorporating penile or scrotal skin islands based on a dartos fascia pedicle, have revolutionized urethral reconstruction. There are certain situations, however, that require a more creative and complex approach. The majority of these cases involve patients with panurethral stricture disease or those who have undergone multiple previous procedures for urethral stricture disease or hypospadias and their subsequent complications. In this article, the authors discuss the various aspects of these two conditions and outline several techniques for urethral reconstruction in these challenging patients.

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