Postcatheterization urethral strictures following cardiac surgery in children.


Ten children among 221 with congenital cardiac anomalies developed urinary symptoms after removal of urethral catheters, which were routinely inserted for monitoring purposes during and after cardiac surgery. Six children developed urethral strictures. Poor tissue perfusion concomitant with serious congenital cardiac anomalies, together with secondary urine… (More)


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@article{Prabhu1985PostcatheterizationUS, title={Postcatheterization urethral strictures following cardiac surgery in children.}, author={Sach Prabhu and Williams Cochran and Peter A. M. Raine and Amir F. Azmy}, journal={Journal of pediatric surgery}, year={1985}, volume={20 1}, pages={69-71} }