Porcine small intestinal submucosa graft for repair of anterior urethral strictures.

@article{Fiala2007PorcineSI,
  title={Porcine small intestinal submucosa graft for repair of anterior urethral strictures.},
  author={Richard Fiala and Ale{\vs} Vidl{\'a}ř and Radek Vrtal and Kamil Belej and Vladim{\'i}r {\vS}tudent},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={1702-8; discussion 1708}
}
OBJECTIVES We evaluated porcine small intestinal submucosa (SIS) used in the treatment of inflammatory, iatrogenic, posttraumatic, and idiopathic strictures of bulbar and penile urethra. Midterm maintenance of urethral patency was assessed. METHODS Fifty patients aged 45-73 yr with anterior urethral stricture underwent urethroplasty using a porcine SIS collagen-based matrix for urethral reconstruction. Stricture was localized in the bulbar urethra in 10 patients, the bulbopenile area in 31… CONTINUE READING

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