meatotomy


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meatotomy

[‚mē·ə′täd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Incision into and enlargement of a meatus.
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Office cystoscopy demonstrated an 8-10-French stricture in the fossa navicularis requiring a urethral meatotomy. Subsequent cystoscopy a month later demonstrated a normal urethra and a singular calculus in the prostatic fossa that was noted to be nonobstructive.
Age BMI Location of stricture Length of stricture 35 63 Penile urethra >5 cm 43 57 Meatus <1 cm 35 47 Meatus + proximal bulbar 1 cm at bulb 48 39 Fossa navicularis 1 cm 24 34 Meatus <1 cm 54 39 Meatus <1 cm 65 46 Penile urethra >5 cm 42 53 Meatus 1 cm 50 36 Meatus <1 cm 55 57 Fossa navicularis + 1 cm + 1 cm bulbar urethra 55 73 Bulbar urethra 2 cm 59 42 Bulbar urethra 5 cm 40 63 Bulbar urethra 3 cm Age BMI Treatment of Months of stricture follow-up 35 63 Dilation 1 43 57 Meatotomy 1 35 47 Meatotomy only 5 48 39 None 12 24 34 None 0 54 39 Dilation 17 65 46 Dilation 14 42 53 Meatotomy 1 50 36 Urethroplasty 24 55 57 Dilation 33 55 73 Dilation 6 59 42 Posterior 24 urethroplasty 40 63 Dilation 43
An angiography and preoperative embolization (Figure 3) of the right sphenopalatine artery was undertaken, and a meatotomy and ethmoidectomy under endoscopic control were performed (Figures 4 and 5).
Treatment with meatotomy may be indicated if significant obstruction to urine flow occurs.
Posterior Not Retrograde (1) urethra 37 specified manipulation and (68.5) litholapaxy32 Anterior (59.2) urethra 9 External (16.6) urethrotomy 6 Fossa (11.1) navicularis 6 Meatotomy and (11.1) forceps extraction Bulbous 7 (13) urethra 2 (3.7) Sharfi (5) Anterior Not Endoscopically urethra 10 specified push-back and (29.4) litholapaxy 12 Posterior (35.3) urethra 20 Retrograde (58.8) manipulation and Fossa litholapaxy 9 navicularis 4 (26.4) (11.7) Retrograde manipulation and open cystolithotomy 5 (14.7) External urethrotomy 7 (20.5) El-Sherif and Anterior 12 Intraurethral 2% El-Hafi (6) urethra 10 lidocaine jelly (55.5) instillation for Posterior spontaneous urethra 7 passage (38.8) Fossa navicularis 1(5.7) Al-Ansari et Posterior 25 SWL 62 (100) al.
* Meatotomy may be used if stone is in fossa navicularis or external meatus
UROLOGY: cystoscopy, urethral dilation, vasectomy, spermatocoele, testis biopsy, meatotomy, circumcision J.
[19] Immunotherapy is promising because it provides long-term symptomatic relief, but it does not statistically influence middle meatotomy patency, synechiae formation, or recurrence of polyps following FESS.
Meatotomy or meatoplasty may be required and postoperative topical steroid may be useful to reduce the risk of restenosis.
For distal urethral involvement meatotomy or extended meatotomy is done, but at times whole anterior urethra is involved mandating some sort of reconstruction generally in the form of graft/flap or urethroplasty.
The distal edge of the graft is sutured to the edge of the meatotomy with absorbable sutures.