Advances in Urology / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Outcomes of Direct Vision Internal Urethrotomy for Bulbar Urethral Strictures: Technique Modification with High Dose Triamcinolone Injection

Table 1

(A) Patient characteristics

Number of patients28
Mean age (range)60 (24–90)
Mean American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status classification2.6
Mean number of prior procedures (range)5.7 (0–50)
Percent with prior procedures71%
Mean stricture length (range)1.85 (0.5–4 cm)

(B) Stricture etiology

Radiation32% (9)
Endoscopic procedure28% (8)
Pelvic trauma18% (5)
Catheter trauma11% (3)
Idiopathic11% (3)

(C) Overall outcomes

Number of patients20
Stricture recurrence8
Recurrence rate 29%

Patient on Uroflowmetry14
Patient on cystoscopy4
Patient on self-catheterization2

Average follow-up20 months
Time to recurrence for failures7 months

(D) Complications

Clavien Grade II: urinary tract infection14%