INTERMITTENT URETHRAL SELF DILATATION FOR PREVENTION OF RECURRENT STRICTURE

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Nazeem Gul Afridi
Mazhar Khan
Sadia Nazeem
Adil Hussain
Siddique Ahmad
Zahid Aman

Abstract

Objective:

 

 

Material and Methods:

 

 

Results:

 

 

Conclusion:

 

 

 

Clean intermitting self dilatation is an effective procedure in the prevention of recurrent

 

 

urethral strictures for primary strictures and deep strictures between 0.5-1.5cm length after optical

urethrotomy.

 

A total of 146 male patients were included in the study. They were divided into two groups of 73

 

 

each on alternate basis. Group A was control group and group B with clean intermitting self dilatation and

were followed upto 8 months. Study results showed a high rate of recurrence in control group A i.e. 42

patients (57.53%) in comparison to self dilatation group B i.e. 26 patients (35.61%).

 

This comparative study of patients undergoing optical urethrotomy for anterior

 

 

urethral stricture was conducted in Surgical Unit Hayatabad Medical Complex, Khyber Medical Centre

and Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar from July 2004 to June 2008.

 

To find out the role of clean intermitting self dilatation (CISD) for the prevention of recurrent

 

 

urethral stricture.

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Afridi NG, Khan M, Nazeem S, Hussain A, Ahmad S, Aman Z. INTERMITTENT URETHRAL SELF DILATATION FOR PREVENTION OF RECURRENT STRICTURE. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Oct. 13 [cited 2022 Dec. 5];24(3). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/1076
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