Primary realignment of the disrupted prostatomembranous urethra.

  title={Primary realignment of the disrupted prostatomembranous urethra.},
  author={Charles J. Devine and Gerald H. Jordan and Patrick C. Devine},
  journal={The Urologic clinics of North America},
  volume={16 2},
Urethral scarring resulting in stricture formation can be avoided or minimized by proper treatment after injury. On presentation of the trauma patient, the possibility of such injury must be suspected and the urethra evaluated prior to any attempts at catheter placement. Diversion in all cases of posterior urethral injury should be by a suprapubic tube, with any urinary extravasation drained at the site of the injury. If the patient's general condition allows it, the disrupted urethra should be… CONTINUE READING

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