Donor-site morbidity in buccal mucosa urethroplasty: lower lip or inner cheek?

@article{Kamp2005DonorsiteMI,
  title={Donor-site morbidity in buccal mucosa urethroplasty: lower lip or inner cheek?},
  author={Stefan Kamp and Thomas Knoll and Mahmoud M. Osman and Axel Haecker and Maurice Stephan Michel and Peter Alken},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2005},
  volume={96 4},
  pages={619-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate donor-site complications of buccal mucosa urethroplasty and whether there is a difference in morbidity between harvesting the mucosa graft from the inner cheek or the lower lip. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-four consecutive patients with recurrent urethral strictures were treated with buccal mucosa urethroplasty in our department between September 2002 and April 2004. In 12 patients the graft was harvested from the lower lip or cheek and lower lip (group 1), and in 12… CONTINUE READING