prostatic urethra


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Related to prostatic urethra: Membranous urethra, prostatic utricle

pros·tat·ic u·re·thra

[TA]
the prostatic part of the male urethra, about 2.5 cm in length, that traverses the prostate; it includes the seminal colliculus, and the ejaculatory and prostatic ducts open into it.
Synonym(s): pars prostatica urethrae [TA]

prostatic urethra

That part of the male urethra surrounded by the prostate gland.
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Prostatic utricle cyst communicates with the prostatic urethra and are located in the midline, posterior to the bladder, and anterior to the rectum, as described in this case.
In 23 procedures, the bladder neck was found to be normal, and it was possible to advance into the prostatic urethra and to visualize the verumontanum endoscopically.
Characteristic findings on VCUG include a dilated, thick-walled, trabeculated bladder and an elongated dilated prostatic urethra with a relatively narrowed bladder neck.
At the six-inch mark, with the penis relaxed, 9 of 10 catheters were noted in the prostatic urethra, with 1 in the bulbar urethra (see Figure 2).
In the 1991 edition of the CPT handbook, a code (521510) for transurethral balloon dilation of the prostatic urethra (any method) was added, and the same code is present in the 1992 edition.
There is limited data on the best methodology to stage urothelial carcinoma that concurrently involves the urinary bladder and the prostatic urethra (PU).
The patient underwent a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) showing an important enlargement of the left lateral lobe obstructing the prostatic urethra. Resection permitted an unroofing of the abscess and a drainage of abundant amounts of thick whitish pus and allowed collapse of pus pockets under control of view (Figure 3).
Second, tissue removal should be carried out along the surgical capsule, especially with the groove at 12 o'clock, which facilitates tissue resection around the roof of the prostatic urethra and provides a satisfactory tissue removal rate.
(1) BPH affects both glandular epithelium and stromal connective tissue of the prostate; as such LUTS results from a combination of fixed mechanical obstruction of the prostatic urethra and dynamic obstruction of the prostatic muscle activity.
Five of 7 patients had fistula at the membranous urethra, and the remaining two had fistulas at the prostatic urethra (Table 2).
(10) detected that out of 1529 patients who underwent random biopsy of the bladder and prostatic urethra, 19% had CIS of the bladder and 2.7% had CIS of the prostatic urethra.
The prostate gland is an accessory sex gland located underneath the bladder and surrounding the prostatic urethra. It is composed of glands and ducts arranged in a lobular fashion within a fibromuscular stroma.