Buccal mucosal urethral replacement.

@article{Duckett1995BuccalMU,
  title={Buccal mucosal urethral replacement.},
  author={JohnW. Duckett and Douglas E. Coplen and David H. Ewalt and Laurence S. Baskin},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1995},
  volume={153 5},
  pages={
          1660-3
        }
}
Graft substances, such as skin and bladder mucosa, have been previously used for urethral replacement when local epithelial tissue was not available. However, these substances have been associated with meatal prolapse, stricture and fistula formation. We have used buccal mucosa as a tissue for urethral substitution in these situations during the last 8 years. We review our clinical experience in 18 urethral reconstructions performed for urethral replacement in 4 cases of exstrophy/epispadias… CONTINUE READING
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