Urology 2021 Sep 16. Epub 2021 Sep 16.
School of Bioscience Education, Guy's Campus, King's College London, London, UK; Department of Urology, King's College Hospital, London, UK. Electronic address:
Objectives: To identify the currently utilised techniques of anterior urethroplasty described in literature for treatment of urethral strictures, assess the effectiveness of the identified techniques based on re-stricture and complication rates, evaluate, and suggest treatment options based on current evidence for urethral strictures at different locations and of different lengths.
Methods: A systematic review of the MEDLINE, EMBASE, Scopus and Cochrane Library databases from conception up to September 2020 was performed. Primary outcomes included success rates measured via re-stricture rates and the post-operative maximum urinary flow rate (Qmax). Read More