Direct vision internal urethrotomy. A critical review of 365 operations.

@article{HolmNielsen1984DirectVI,
  title={Direct vision internal urethrotomy. A critical review of 365 operations.},
  author={Anders Holm-Nielsen and Alexander Schultz and V M\oller-Pedersen},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  year={1984},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={308-12}
}
Internal urethrotomy under direct vision for urethral strictures in the male was employed on 369 occasions in 225 patients during a 4-year period. A retrospective review of results showed an overall cure rate of 77% but the cure rate after each individual operation was less than 50%. Operations for recurrence carried a significantly lower cure rate than initial operations but even after several recurrences there were reasonably good results considering the relatively minor procedure. An active… CONTINUE READING

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