Open retropubic reanastomosis for highly recurrent and complex bladder neck stenosis.

@article{Pfalzgraf2011OpenRR,
  title={Open retropubic reanastomosis for highly recurrent and complex bladder neck stenosis.},
  author={D Pfalzgraf and Maike Beuke and Hendrik Isbarn and Christoph Philip Reiss and Wolf-Hartmut Meyer-Moldenhauer and Roland Dahlem and Margit Fisch},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2011},
  volume={186 5},
  pages={1944-7}
}
PURPOSE We assessed the success rate of open reanastomosis for highly recurrent bladder neck stenosis resistant to transurethral treatment. Due to the paucity of available data the success rate of this procedure is not well defined, although it can be a last treatment option before urinary diversion. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 158 patients were treated for bladder neck stenosis in 1998 to 2007, of whom 20 underwent open reanastomosis for highly recurrent or complex bladder neck stenosis… CONTINUE READING

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