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Distal urethral reconstruction with AlloDerm: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22512968     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Reconstruction of large urethral defects is a complex problem for which no standardized surgical guidelines exist due to the lack of clinical trials demonstrating definitively the superiority of one technique over another. AlloDerm has been used in other surgical specialties with success, however, its utility in urologic surgery and, more specifically, for urethral reconstruction has been limited. In this case report, we demonstrate its application in a single-staged closure of a significant anterior urethral defect following distal penile necrosis secondary to an extruded penile prosthesis in a diabetic patient.
Authors:
Christina P Carpenter; Lily N Daniali; Neel P Shah; Mark Granick; Mark L Jordan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of urology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1195-9479     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Urol     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9515842     Medline TA:  Can J Urol     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6207-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Urology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School Newark, New Jersey, USA.
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