Definitions for urethroplasty
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Surgery involving the repair of the urethra.
an operation for the repair of an injury or a defect in the walls of the urethra
Urethroplasty is a generalized term used to define a class of Surgery intended for the repair of an injury or defect within the walls of the urethra. There are four commonly utilized types of urethroplasty performed today; anastomotic, buccal mucosal onlay graft, scrotal or penile island flap, and Johansen's urethroplasty. The choice of procedure is dependent on factors including: ⁕physical condition of the patient ⁕overall condition of the remainder of the urethra ⁕the length of the defect ⁕multiple or misaligned strictures ⁕anatomical positioning of the defect with regard to the prostate gland, urinary sphincter, and ejaculatory duct ⁕position of the most patent area of the urethral wall ⁕complications and scarring from previous surgery, stent explantation, and the condition of the urethral wall ⁕availability of autograft tissue from the buccal cavity ⁕availability of autograft tissue from the penis and scrotum
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