Urethral extensibility applied to reconstructive surgery.


PURPOSE The human male urethra has great capacity to extend under traction. This extensibility is the principle of some surgical techniques used to overcome urethral defects and for penile lengthening. However, to our knowledge safe limits of urethral extensibility in reconstructive surgery have not been yet established by a morphological study. To this end… (More)


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@article{Silva2002UrethralEA, title={Urethral extensibility applied to reconstructive surgery.}, author={Elo{\'i}sio Alexsandro da Silva and Francisco Jos{\'e} Barcellos Sampaio}, journal={The Journal of urology}, year={2002}, volume={167 5}, pages={2042-5} }