One-stage repair of moderately severe hypospadias using a transverse preputial tubularized island flap.

@article{Hayashi2001OnestageRO,
  title={One-stage repair of moderately severe hypospadias using a transverse preputial tubularized island flap.},
  author={Yutaro Hayashi and Shoichi Sasaki and Yasuyuki Kojima and Tetsuji Maruyama and Keiichi Tozawa and Kentaro Mizuno and Kenjiro Kohri},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={165-70}
}
BACKGROUND Transverse preputial tubularized island flap (TPTIF) urethroplasty has been used for the repair of moderately severe hypospadias since Duckett described the procedure in 1980. In spite of the excellent results reported by Duckett, subsequent studies showed high complication rates. A TPTIF procedure modified to reduce the complication rate is presented. METHODS Between 1996 and 1997, 13 boys with moderately severe hypospadias were repaired with the TPTIF procedure. Patient age… CONTINUE READING