Effect of mitomycin-C on anterior urethral stricture recurrence after internal urethrotomy
A clinical history of the patient revealed that he had undergone TUR-P for benign prostatic hyperplasia one year prior to admission and internal urethrotomy
for a urethral stricture three months before.
In treatment group 1, optical internal urethrotomy
was done with clean intermittent self catheterization.
Muller and Glass (1916) recommended cystotomy and urethrotomy
for rapid removal of uroliths from lower urinary tract of dogs.
The surgical treatment involved direct-vision internal urethrotomy
in 60 cases, transurethral resection of the prostate in 17, open prostatectomy in six, bladder neck incision in one and urethroplasty in one.
Optical internal urethrotomy
was performed for urethral stricture and bougie dilatation for meatal stenosis.
There are different treatments for short urethral strictures, including simple dilatation, internal urethrotomy
, scar excision, and end-to-end anastomosis, while management of long urethral strictures still remains a great challenge for urologists and there is renewed controversy over the best means of reconstruction [2-4].
Urethral stricture or bladder-neck contracture was treated using cold-knife urethrotomy
For example, research has determined that patients who have undergone prior radiation therapy or had associated urethral stenosis requiring urethrotomy
have no improvement in their SUI after receiving the transobturator sling.
Urethral dilatation and optical internal urethrotomy
are widely used in the treatment of male urethral strictures.
Urethral strictures are corrected by urethrotomy
(Chevalier & Klahr, 1998).
for treating urethral obstruction in women (C).