Topic: Reconstructive Surgery

Management of High Grade Renal Trauma

Michael Coburn, MD, discusses decision-making for urologists consulted in kidney trauma cases. He defines indications for active observation, nephrectomy, and non-operative interventions, as well as practical techniques for gaining vascular control and reconstruction.

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AUA Urethral Stricture Guidelines

Chris Gonzalez MD, MBA, FACS, who served on the 2016 American Urological Association (AUA) Male Urethral Stricture Panel, summarizes the guidelines his panel drafted and provides commentary. He analyzes the indications for evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and follow up in bulbar, penile, and prostatic urethral strictures, as well as in pelvic fracture urethral injury (PFUI). Furthermore, he discusses the future research needed to perfect urethral stricture management practices.

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Principles of Tissue Transfer in Reconstructive Urology

Joel Gelman, MD, discusses the basic plastic surgery principles of tissue transfer in reconstructive urology. Specifically, he describes plastic surgery applications for urethral strictures, pelvic fractures, and hypospadias. Furthermore, he explains how these principles can improve surgery best practices and patient outcomes.

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