Age of patient is a risk factor for urethrocutaneous fistula in hypospadias surgery


Yildiz T., Tahtali I. N. , Ates D. C. , Keles I., Ilce Z.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC UROLOGY, vol.9, no.6, pp.900-903, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2012.12.007
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.900-903
  • Inonu University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective: There is still much debate regarding the effect that age at hypospadias operation has on the rate of complications. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether patient age is a risk factor for surgical complications when using the tubularized incised plate ( TIP) urethroplasty technique.