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Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2013;6(12):2975-2978

Brief Communication
A new technique for the obliterative urethral strictures

Xianguo Chen, Kexiao Wang, Yuanping Ye, Zongyao Hao, Jun Zhou, Song Fan, Haoqiang Shi, Chaozhao Liang

Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui 230022, PR China

Received September 25, 2013; Accepted October 10, 2013; Epub November 15, 2013; Published December 1, 2013

Abstract: There have been a troublesome problem to treat with obliterative urethral strictures, the challenge is how to reduce wound of surgery
and improve therapeutic success rates. In this study, we reported single-hospital institution case-series including 97 patients with obliterative
urethral strictures were enrolled with “three lines lie within one imaginary plane (TLLWOIP)” to treat with patients with the obliterative urethral
strictures. Perioperative variables and success rates were evaluated. Urinary flow rate, residual urine (RU) volume and quality-of-life score
(QoLs) of patients were analyzed. In the obliterative urethral strictures, postoperative maximum urinary flow rate was 24.36±10.69 ml, and
postoperative RU volume and QoLs outcomes were significantly lower than preoperative outcomes with TLLWOIP. A total of success rate was
62.9% with TLLWOIP. Our results suggested that it was ideal candidates for initial treatment with TLLWOIP for the obliterative urethral
strictures. (IJCEP1309071).

Keywords: Obliterative urethral strictures, TLLWOIP

Address correspondence to: Dr. Chaozhao Liang, Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui
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