urethrotomy


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u·re·throt·o·my

n. uretrotomía, incisión efectuada para aliviar una estrechez uretral.
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The decision to perform an internal urethrotomy was taken after evaluating the patient with urethrocystoscopy, during which urethral dilatation was done up to the caliber of a Ch 14 Foley catheter; the latter was then introduced and was left in place for 1 month.
In 12.5% of patients only suprapubic cystotomy was done as an initial procedure, Endoscopic internal urethrotomy was done at a later date for short segment strictures.
After the impacted urethral stone was seen in the anterior urethra in ureteroscopy, urethrotomy was performed with a 3 cm vertical incision in the penile urethra.
The surgeries consisted of trans-urethral resection of the prostate (TURP) (40%), laser TURF (10%), cystoscopy (17.2%), radical prostatectomy (10%), transurethral resection bladder tumor (5%), urethrotomy (2.5%), and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (2.5%).
The urethroliths were removed by conducting post scrotal urethrotomy distal to the sigmoid flexure ( Fig.
(8,9) Initial SP diversion may assist in immediate urinary drainage, prevention of urinary clot retention, prevention of urinary extravasation from the disrupted urethra, and facilitation of cut-to-the-light endoscopic urethrotomy. (4) In cases of PFUI, the initial reconstruction offers the best chance of a successful outcome, as further repairs become more technically challenging due to the inevitable presence of scar formation.
The majority of men with stricture urethra present with obstructive and voiding symptoms and many experience hematuria, recurrent urinary tract infections and need for repeated procedures like urethral dilatation, optical internal urethrotomy and urethroplasty.
Clinical Appraisal of 48 Cases of Obstructive Urolithiasis in Buffalo Calves Treated with Tube Cystostomy and Urethrotomy. Adv.
Background: The repair of distal urethral strictures usually involves a penile skin incision to gain access to the urethra for various forms of external urethrotomy and subsequent repair with flaps or grafts.