Complications after extravesical antireflux operations

  title={Complications after extravesical antireflux operations},
  author={Peter-J. Funke and R L Chiari and K. Planz},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
The antireflux operation according to Lich-Grégoir (L-G) poses no particular technical problems and involves no major surgical stress to the patient. Of its intraoperative complications lesions to the bladder mucosa have to be considered in the first place. Its postoperative complications calling for reoperation comprise recurrence of reflux, ureteral stricture and ureteral fistula. Results of the Lich-Grégoir operation performed in 176 instances are reported. The complication rate was 4.5 per… CONTINUE READING