Surgical management of urethral strictures: 10-year follow-up

P. Corrada, G. Ordesi, T. Torelli, G. L. Leidi, M. Ghilardi, M. Remotti, L. Zanitzer, B. Campo

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Results of a retrospective study carried out on 133 patients who underwent surgery for urethral stricture with a minimum follow-up of nine years are presented. Whereas almost all patients were satisfied with surgical treatment, 22% of these, observed at long-term follow-up, required further surgery. In addition, 45% of patients presented an episode of prostatic phlogosis during the year. It is stressed that surgery is indicated for selected, young patients with single strictures less than 2 cm in length, or that, at least, permit single-stage treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalActa Urologica Italica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1993


  • urethral strictures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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