UROLOGY

Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Implantation

Jan 2, 2020 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Implantation

The multicomponent three-piece inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) is the most frequently implanted penile prosthetic in the United States ( Fig. 124.1 ). The original IPP was introduced in 1973 by…

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Partial Penectomy

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Preoperative Preparation and Planning Partial penectomy is the surgical standard of care for invasive tumors of the mid to distal penis. A distance of 2 cm from the surgical margin of…

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Pediatric Meatotomy and Distal Reconstruction

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The distal urethra is commonly involved in pediatric urologic surgical interventions. The most frequent indications for distal urethral reconstruction are meatal stenosis and distal hypospadias. Less common indications, such as…

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Reconstruction of Strictures of the Penile Urethra

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The goal of penile urethral reconstruction should be unobstructed micturition from a glanular meatus with excellent cosmesis. Most repairs may be achieved in a single operation utilizing penile skin flaps…

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Penile Curvature in Pediatric Patients

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Penile Torsion Penile torsion is defined as rotation along the long axis of the penis. It occurs in approximately 1 in 80 patients. The rotation almost always occurs in a…

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Penile Arterial Revascularization

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Revascularization can be done by several techniques, all of which have limitations. The operations that have been most successful connect the inferior epigastric artery to the dorsal artery (revascularization) or…

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Hidden Penis

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Penile concealment is an uncommon urologic condition that often prompts concerned parents to seek the care of a urologic surgeon. Some patients are candidates for intervention, but others can be…

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Vasovasostomy and Vasoepididymostomy

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Vasectomy reversal can be performed under local, regional, or general anesthesia; however, the authors prefer general anesthesia to limit motion artifact while working under the operating microscope. Patient preparation includes…

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