Advances in Urology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Benefits of Using a Small Caliber Ureteroscope in Evaluation and Management of Urethral Stricture

Table 1

Patient demographics.

Mean age49 (22–78)
Etiology
 Instrumentation17% (13)
  1. catheter10.5% (8)
  2. lichen scleroses20% (15)
  3. Failed hypospadias12% (9)
  4. infectious2.5% (2)
  5. idiopathic38% (29)
  6. mean stricture length6.3 cm (1–16)
 Stricture location
  1. bulbar57% (43)
  2. penile17% (13)
  3. pan-urethral26% (20)
Previous direct visual urethrotomy (DVIU)71% (54)
Mean DVIU1.6 (0–5)
Previous urethroplasty26.3% (20)
Patients on self-dilation35.5% (27)
Decision changed after urethroscopy17% (13)
Successful urethroplasty89% (68)
Percentage of near obliterative stricture <4.5 Fr11% (8)
Percentage of stricture >4.5 Fr and <6.5 Fr26% (20)

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