J Urol 2022 Apr 4:101097JU0000000000002688. Epub 2022 Apr 4.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of 90-day complications after urethroplasty and identify factors associated with them.
Materials And Methods: A single-institution, 2-surgeon retrospective review was performed on patients undergoing urethroplasty from August 2003-June 2020. Variables included the incidence, type and Clavien-Dindo grade of complications, patient age, individual comorbidities, comorbidity component of the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI), smoking status, obesity (body mass index ≥35 kg/m), bacteriuria, type of urethroplasty, stricture etiology, length, location, prior endoscopic procedures, previous urethroplasty and preoperative suprapubic catheterization. Read More