Complications of hypospadias surgery: Experience in a tertiary hospital of a developing country.

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dc.contributor.author Appeadu-Mensah, W.
dc.contributor.author Hesse, A.A.J.
dc.contributor.author Glover-Addy, H.
dc.contributor.author Osei-Nketiah, S.
dc.contributor.author Etwire, V.
dc.contributor.author Sarpong, P.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-11T10:20:47Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-11T10:20:47Z
dc.date.issued 2015-12
dc.identifier.other doi: 10.4103/0189-6725.172538
dc.identifier.other Volume : 12 | Issue : 4 | Page : 211-216
dc.identifier.uri http://ugspace.ug.edu.gh/handle/123456789/24047
dc.description.abstract Background: Over 300 different operations have been described for the management of hypospadias. In recent times, the numbers of operations used in various centres have gradually reduced as the principles necessary to ensure adequate cosmetic and functional results with minimum complications are better understood. The aim of this article was to review the different types of operations used for managing hypospadias in a tertiary hospital in a developing country, to analyse the complications of surgery and discuss the factors that contribute to complications. Materials and Methods: Patient folders, theatre, and ward records were used to obtain the required information. The age at surgery, types of hypospadias at presentation, types of operations done and complications were analysed. Results and Conclusion: With three main types of operations, tubularised incised plate urethroplasty and meatal advancement and glanuloplasty incorporated for anterior hypospadias (glanular, coronal, subcoronal, distal, midpenile), and lateral based flap urethroplasty for posterior hypospadias (proximal penile, penoscrotal, scrotal, perineal), most hypospadias were corrected with acceptable complication rates. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Afr J Paediatr Surg. en_US
dc.subject Complications en_US
dc.subject hypospadias surgery en_US
dc.subject lateral based flap urethroplasty en_US
dc.subject tubularised incised plate urethroplasty en_US
dc.title Complications of hypospadias surgery: Experience in a tertiary hospital of a developing country. en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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