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Transpubic Urethroplasty

  • A. R. Mundy
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Part of the Clinical Practice in Urology book series (PRACTICE UROLOG)

Abstract

“Transpubic urethroplasty” is the term generally applied to the operative correction of post-traumatic strictures of the membranous urethra, particularly those following pelvic fractures; thus the term “pelvic fracture stricture” is a useful specific descriptive term. There are three basic types of pelvic fracture stricture: strictures without urethral disruption, in which case the stricture behaves much the same as other “sphincter strictures”; strictures where there has been urethral disruption but no distraction of the two ends; and strictures in which there has been urethral distraction to a considerable degree, or which are associated with other complications.

Keywords

Bladder Neck Urologic Surgery Prostatic Urethra Suprapubic Catheter Pelvic Side Wall 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

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