UROLOGY

Ilioinguinal Lymphadenectomy

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The primary objectives when dealing with newly diagnosed penile cancer are complete resection of the primary penile tumor and assessment of the inguinal and pelvic lymph nodes (LNs). The primary…

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Procedures for Peyronie Disease

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Introduction Penile surgery for Peyronie disease is continually evolving. Since the publication of the last edition of this surgical atlas, there has been a paradigm shift in our approach to…

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Repair of Proximal Hypospadias

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Proximal hypospadias repair remains a challenging reconstructive procedure for even the most seasoned pediatric urologist. Complication rates range between 20% and 60%. Although the basic steps are similar to those…

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Laser Treatment of the Penis

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Laser treatment of penile lesions began in the 1980s. Laser phototherapy has been applied to both benign and malignant penile lesions. Over the intervening decades, many studies have been published…

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Operations for Priapism

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Priapism is a pathologic condition consisting of prolonged penile erection unrelated to sexual arousal or desire. Incidence rates of 0.34 to 5.34 per 100,000 person-years have been estimated among the…

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Repair of Genital Injuries

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Genital injuries are rare, but their impact can have devastating consequences to a patient’s physical and psychological health, impacting both sexual and reproductive function. The goal of surgical repair is…

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Undescended Testis

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Introduction and Preoperative Considerations If a testis has not descended into the scrotum by 6 months of age, surgical treatment should be considered. A child with bilateral nonpalpable testes should…

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Total Penectomy

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Preoperative Preparation and Planning Penile cancer is a relatively uncommon diagnosis among men in the United States and Europe and primarily occurs in older uncircumcised men and in locations with…

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Insertion of Semirigid Penile Prostheses

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Semirigid rod and malleable penile prostheses are implanted less commonly than multicomponent inflatable devices because of patient preference for more physiologic results with devices that inflate and deflate. Nevertheless, flexible…

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