Updates in substitution urethroplasty for anterior male urethral strictures


  • Siying Yeow Department of Urology, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Vincent Tse Department of Urology, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia




Substitution, urethroplasty, anterior, male, urethral strictures


Substitution urethroplasty is an essential tool in the armamentarium of management of anterior urethral strictures, due to the limitations of anastomotic urethroplasty for penile urethral strictures and bulbar strictures beyond 2 cm in length. Various urethroplasty techniques with different grafts or flaps have been described. In this review article, the rationale of utilisation of different substitution urethroplasty techniques are described. Evaluation of urethroplasty outcomes should include not only voiding function and sexual outcomes, but also patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) and overall satisfaction.


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How to Cite

Yeow, S., & Tse, V. (2022). Updates in substitution urethroplasty for anterior male urethral strictures. Insight Urology, 43(2), 150–8. https://doi.org/10.52786/isu.a.61



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