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Urethral strictures in men: Studies on reconstructive surgery and pathophysiology


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Title: Urethral strictures in men: Studies on reconstructive surgery and pathophysiology
Authors: Olsen Ekerhult, Teresa
E-mail: teresa.ekerhult@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 14-Nov-2016
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Urology
Parts of work: Low risk of sexual dysfunction after transection and nontransection urethroplasty for bulbar urethral stricture.Teresa O. Ekerhult, Klas Lindqvist, Ralph Peeker and Lars Grenabo. J Urol. 2013; 190: 635-8.
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Limited experience, high body mass index and previous urethral surgery are risk factors for failure in open urethroplasty due to penile strictures.Teresa O Ekerhult, Klas Lindqvist, Ralph Peeker and Lars Grenabo. Scand J Urol. 2015; 49: 415-8.
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Outcomes of re-intervention after failed urethroplasty. Teresa O Ekerhult, Klas Lindqvist, Ralph Peeker and Lars Grenabo. 2016. Submitted for publication in Scandinavian Journal of Urology.

Sclerosis and severe fibrosis as a predictive factor for restricture after bulbar urethroplasty. Teresa O Ekerhult, Klas Lindqvist, Lars Grenabo, Christina Kåbjörn and Ralph Peeker. 2016. In manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2016-12-09
Disputation: Fredagen den 9 december 2016, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: urethral stricture
transection
urethroplasty
sexual dysfunction
sclerosis
fibrosis
obesity
redo surgery
Abstract: Urethral stricture is a common disease that is characterised by fibrotic tissue arising from inflammation after urethral injury. Urination is inhibited when there is total obstruction, and the suffering is immense. Following the paradigm shift in treatments, from internal urethrotomy to open urethroplasty surgery, different surgical techniques have emerged. The aims of this thesis were to assess the outcomes of different reconstructive surgical techniques, including redo surgery, and to analyse ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9991-2 (print)
978-91-628-9992-9 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/43461
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