A prospective, randomized protocol to examine the efficacy of postinternal urethrotomy dilations for recurrent bulbomembranous urethral strictures

Tunc M., Tefekli A., Kadioglu A., Esen T., Uluocak N., Aras N.

UROLOGY, vol.60, pp.239-244, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0090-4295(02)01737-5
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.239-244


Objectives. The high recurrence rate is still the major complication of endoscopic treatment of urethral stricture disease. To compare the outcome of patients who underwent direct vision internal urethrotomy (DVIU) and then followed a protocol that randomized them to either our urethral dilation protocol or consecutive DVIUs for the treatment of their urethral stricture.