What is Urethroplasty?

Urethroplasty is a surgical procedure where the urethra is reconstructed to treat various stricture problems. It is performed to remove the narrowed section of the urethra or to enlarge it. The procedure may also involve reconstruction of the surrounding tissues.

How does Urethroplasty help?

This surgical procedure helps in correcting and relieving the urethral injuries. The treatment is regarded as the gold standard to treat urethral strictures. The procedure also ...

How is Urethroplasty done?

What are the benefits and risks of Urethroplasty procedure?

The surgery has revolutionised medical procedures, but as any other surgical process, it also has a few risks associated with it.

The advantages of the Urethroplasty treatment are:

  • Reduced risk of inflammation or infection of the testicles.
  • Reduced chances of recurrence of urethral stricture.
  • Improves the quality of life.

The risks associated with Urethroplasty procedure are:

  • Infection.
  • Urinary retention and incontinence.
  • Erectile dysfunction.
  • Bleeding.
  • Urinary urgency

The limitations of this procedure are:

  • Recurrence of the stricture.
  • Loss of penile sensation, changes in ejaculation, and a decrease in intensity of orgasm.

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