Experimental defect in rabbit urethra repaired with acellular aortic matrix

  title={Experimental defect in rabbit urethra repaired with acellular aortic matrix},
  author={Pier Paolo Parnigotto and Maria Teresa Conconi and Pier Giorgio Gamba and Paola Midrio},
  journal={Urological Research},
Urethral reconstruction following failed hypospadias repair or post-traumatic chronic stricture requires adequate amounts of tissue. Many surgical techniques utilizing different types of biological tissues have been attempted: (a) vascularized skin flaps from the prepuce, scrotum or penile shaft; (b) full-thickness free skin grafts; (c) vesical or buccal mucosa grafts; (d) ureter; artery; vein and appendix tissue. More recently, biodegradable polymers have also been used as delivery vehicles of… CONTINUE READING
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