The impact of urinary drainage on the development of anastomotic stricture after radical retropubic prostatectomy


Yildirim A. , BASOK E. K. , ILHAN A. I. , BASARAN A., RIFAIOGLU M. M. , TOKUC R.

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, cilt.40, ss.667-673, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11255-007-9309-4
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.667-673

Özet

Objectives Anastomotic stricture (AS) is a well-described complication of radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) despite all the refinements in surgical technique. We aimed to define and discuss the role of postoperative urinary drainage on AS development.