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50th Anniversary Innovation Celebration: Buccal mucosa grafts for urethral strictures

November 18, 2022

"With regards to utilization of buccal mucosa graft in ureteral reconstruction, it's revolutionized the way that we can take care of patients with ureteral strictures, just as buccal mucosa graft revolutionized how urethral reconstruction is being done," says Ziho Lee, MD.