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Short hospital stay versus day-care Mathieu hypospadias repair.
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PMID:  19858660     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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OBJECTIVE: This study compared the outcome of Mathieu repair between patients who went home within 24 hours on catheter and dressing and patients who were managed in hospital for 48 hours and had their catheters and dressings removed before going home. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective study of Mathieu hypospadias repair performed by the same surgeon for 11 years. Outcome measures were catheter and dressing related problems/complications. RESULTS: Sixty five patients were included in the study; 43(66.2%) were managed in-hospital for the first 48 hours (Group A), while 22(33.8%) were managed as day-care cases (Group B). Complication rate was 6(14.0%) and 3(13.6%) respectively, with fistula rate of 2(4.7%) in Group A and 1(4.5%) in Group B. CONCLUSION: Day care Mathieu repair of hypospadias does not increase the occurrence of complications.
Authors:
Philemon E Okoro; Thomas Tsang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  African journal of paediatric surgery : AJPS     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0974-5998     ISO Abbreviation:  Afr J Paediatr Surg     Publication Date:    2008 Jan-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-27     Completed Date:  2009-12-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101255062     Medline TA:  Afr J Paediatr Surg     Country:  Nigeria    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  29-31     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, United Kingdom.
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