Etiology, Clinical Features, and Complications of Urethral Stricture

  • Md. Shadab Katihar Medical College, Katihar, Bihar, India
  • Manish Anand Katihar Medical College, Katihar, Bihar, India
  • Deepak Pankaj Katihar Medical College, Katihar, Bihar, India
  • Mohammad Arif Ansari Katihar MedicalCollege, Katihar, Bihar, India,
  • Abhijeet Sinha Katihar Medical College, Katihar, Bihar, India
Keywords: Dilatation, Hypospadias, Urethra, Urethral stricture

Abstract

Introduction: Most urethral strictures are either idiopathic or iatrogenic secondary to urethral instrumentation or failed surgery for hypospadias and complications of prostatectomy. Sometimes, it also presents as a surgical emergency. Aim: The aim of the present study was to study the etiological, clinical features, and complications of urethral stricture. Materials and Methods: A total of 50 cases of urethral stricture were studied over a period of 2-year in Katihar Medical College, with emphasis on various aspects of urethral stricture. Results: Maximum 24% of the cases were in the age group of 31-40 years followed by age group 41-50 years (20%). All the patients in this study were males. The disease was mostly prevalent among people of lower socio-economic status. Acute and chronic retention of urine were the most common complication comprising of 50% of the total cases. A maximum number of cases were traumatic in nature. Conclusion: Urethral stricture is a disease of varying symptoms and lots of complications affecting the psyche of the patient The treating surgeon must be competent in the use of various techniques to deal with conditions of the urethra presented at the time of surgery

Author Biographies

Md. Shadab, Katihar Medical College, Katihar, Bihar, India

Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery,

Manish Anand, Katihar Medical College, Katihar, Bihar, India

Junior Resident,
Department of General Surgery, 

Deepak Pankaj, Katihar Medical College, Katihar, Bihar, India

Senior Resident, Department of General
Surgery,

Mohammad Arif Ansari, Katihar MedicalCollege, Katihar, Bihar, India,

Professor & Head, Department of General Surgery,

Abhijeet Sinha, Katihar Medical College, Katihar, Bihar, India

Junior Resident, Department of General Surgery, 

Published
2016-10-30