Meatal advancement and glanuloplasty: An operation for distal hypospadias

P. M. Livne, M. D. Gibbons, E. T. Gonzales

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Abstract

We report on 66 children who underwent repair of distal hypospadias with the meatal advancement and glanuloplasty technique. A 1-day procedure was all that was required in 52 children (80 per cent). Brief urinary diversion was used in only 3 patients. Excellent results were achieved in 63 children and in 3 boys minor cosmetic deficiencies were encountered but none required further surgery. Meatal advancement and glanuloplasty has proved to be a successful and reliable procedure in the properly selected child with distal hypospadias.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-97
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume131
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

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