The patients with recurrent strictures were having the involvement of posterior urethra
which is really difficult to handle.
 Antenatal diagnosis of PUV may be suspected if the ultrasound scan shows hydronephrosis, a distended bladder and a dilated posterior urethra
, often associated with oligohydramnios.
So if you find a boy with a swollen abdomen having difficulty in passing urine, the posterior urethra
valve is something that one may think about.'
(2) The proper assessment of the posterior urethra
, bladder, and bladder neck contracture: as demonstrated by Hosseini et al.
Nevertheless, suprapubic diversion with delayed urethroplasty ([greater than or equal to]3 months after trauma) is always a good solution for complete posterior urethra
In boys, too small of a catheter may bend and curl in the posterior urethra
and not enter the bladder.
was separated from anterior vaginal wall.
PUV is one of the most common congenital malformation of the posterior urethra
in male having deleterious effects on upper urinary tract in long term follow up.
With 200 cc of contrast injected at supra-physiologic pressures, there was some small irregularity in the posterior urethra
and some filling of a cavity next to the posterior urethra
While the defect was localized to the posterior urethra
in 32 of the cases, both the anterior and posterior urethra
were involved in the remaining patient, who had a 10 cm defect.
Endoscopic reappraisal of the morphology of congenital obstruction of the posterior urethra
. Br J Urol 1992; 70:439.
Stricture urethra was defined as a scarring, narrowing or complete avulsion injury of the anterior and posterior urethra
. All patients with PFUDD leading to stricture formation were also included in the study.