urethrotomy


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urethrotomy

 [u″re-throt´ah-me]
incision of the urethra, usually for relief of a stricture; it may be done either through the perineum (external or perineal urethrotomy) or from within (internal urethrotomy).

u·re·throt·o·my

(yū'rĕ-throt'ŏ-mē),
Surgical incision of a stricture of the urethra.
[urethro- + G. tomē, incision]

urethrotomy

(yo͝or′ə-thrŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of a stricture of the urethra.
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Followup: In our study those patients who underwent endoscopic internal urethrotomy were put on self-dilatation programmed for 3-6 months following, which they were symptom free.
Whereas urethroscopic lithotripsy is the first choice for all urethral stones, external urethrotomy is recommended for large, impacted anterior urethral stones, along with urethral strictures and diverticula.
The patient had undergone a posterior urethral valve ablation procedure 12 months prior to presentation; 2 months after that, the patient underwent an internal urethrotomy procedure for urethral stenosis in the bulboprostatic urethra, which was considered to be related to the previous posterior urethral valve ablation.
Methods: A ventral urethrotomy is performed transurethrally and a wedge of the obstructive tissue is removed to access a proximal patent lumen.
Nephrectomy/nephroureterectomy 12 Pyeloplasty 1 Ureteral reconstruction 8 Ureteroureterostomy 2 Psoas hitch 3 Boari flap 1 Ileal ureter 2 Augmentation cystoplasty 9 Ileocystoplasty 6 Sigmoid colocystoplasty 2 Ileocystoplasty + ileal ureter 1 Epididymectomy 3 Visual internal urethrotomy 2
All animals were prepared for laparo-cystotomy and urethrotomy. Animals were anaesthetized with Ketamine hydrochloride @ 1.1 mg/kg b.
Background: We describe a method of treatment of urethral stricture using liquid-suspended buccal mucosal micro-grafts (LBMMG) to augment direct vision internal urethrotomy (DVIU).
The case was diagnosed as urethral rupture and the animal was prepared for prescrotal urethrotomy.
The three most commonly performed procedures for urethral stricture disease are urethral dilatation, optical urethrotomy, and urethroplasty.
etiology and prior treatment) are amenable to this management and what the optimal timing for this intervention is.[4] Many of these patients subsequently require urethrotomy and self-calibration and this outcome must be objectively compared to contemporary series of delayed perineal repair with their predictable success rate in excess of 90% and minimal morbidity.[3],[11],[14]