The outcomes of perineal urethrostomy with preservation of the dorsal urethral plate and urethral blood supply.

@article{Myers2011TheOO,
  title={The outcomes of perineal urethrostomy with preservation of the dorsal urethral plate and urethral blood supply.},
  author={Jeremy B. Myers and Sima P Porten and J W Mcaninch},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2011},
  volume={77 5},
  pages={1223-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the surgical technique and outcomes for perineal urethrostomy. We sought to identify factors that predicted surgery failure within our patient cohort and to describe key aspects of the operation aimed at preservation of the dorsal urethral plate and longitudinal blood supply within the urethra. METHODS We reviewed our prospectively collected database and identified 45 men who underwent definitive perineal urethrostomy from 1989 to 2009. Primary success was defined as no… CONTINUE READING