Stricture staging, alternative grafts are reconstruction highlights

April 24, 2013

A new staging system for anterior urethral strictures and alternatives to oral mucosa grafts will be among the key research findings in trauma/reconstruction at the upcoming AUA annual meeting, says a leader in this urology subspecialty.

This article is part of the State of Urology 2013

A new staging system for anterior urethral strictures and alternatives to oral mucosa grafts will be among the key research findings in trauma/reconstruction at the upcoming AUA annual meeting, says a leader in this urology subspecialty.

Allen F. Morey, MD, of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, recommends that urologists watch for these six abstracts:

 

1: Identifying patients at risk for complications of urethral stricture: the effect of age and stricture length

Keith Rourke

 

7: Anastomic reconstruction of radiotherapy induced posterior urethral stenosis

Lee C. Zhao

 

8: Continence Outcomes After Treatment of Recalcitrent Postprostatectomy Bladder Neck Contracture

Christopher Brede

 

377: Management of hypospadias cripples with two-staged Bracka technique: Functional results in the long-term follow-up

Silke Riechardt

 

378: Reliability of a new staging system for anterior urethral strictures

Rajveer S. Purohit

 

381: Alternative Oral Mucosa Grafts

Paul Bradley