CYSTOSCOPY WITH INTERNAL URETHROTOMY


You have been diagnosed to have urethral stricture

What is urethral stricture?

Scar tissue in the urethra causing narrowing of the urethra.

What causes urethral stricture?


What are the symptoms?


How it is diagnosed?


What are the treatment options?


We feel that internal urethrotomy will help your symptoms of urethral stricture.

What is internal urethrotomy?

In this procedure, the strictured area in the urethra is incised using a sharp knife.

Before the procedure:


Procedure:

Internal Cystoscopy with urethrotomy

After the procedure:


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Procedure is very safe with few minor complications

What are the results?

Results of this procedure have our been satisfactory is short-term follow-up in 70-80% patients, but long-term success rates are much lower