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

/ure·throt·o·my/ (u″re-throt´ah-me) incision of the urethra, either through the perineum (external u.) or from within (internal u.).

urethrotomy

(yo͝or′ə-thrŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of a stricture of the urethra.

urethrotomy

incision of the urethra.

ischial urethrotomy
see perineal urethrostomy.
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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].
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).
Internal urethrotomy for treating urethral obstruction in women (C).