Transanal repair of a recto-urethral fistula after robotic prostatectomy

  title={Transanal repair of a recto-urethral fistula after robotic prostatectomy},
  author={T. D. Kim and Sany Thomas and K. Kochar and John J. Park and S. Marecik},
  journal={Journal of Visceral Surgery},
Recto-urethral fistula (RUF) is an uncommon but debilitating post-operative complication after prostatectomy. Surgical repair is the definitive treatment though recurrence rates can be high. The approach varies depending on individual circumstances and includes transanal, transperineal, transsphincteric, or transabdominal repair. Surgical adjuncts, such as the use of a tissue interposition flap or mesh and pre-operative fecal or urinary diversion, are other considerations. Here we describe… Expand


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Transanal repair of a recto-urethral fistula
  • Asvide 2018;5:825
  • 2018
Transanal repair of a recto-urethral fistula after robotic prostatectomy
  • J Vis Surg
  • 2018