Post TURP obliterative urethral stricture: Unusual presentation and favourable result
AbstractIntroduction: Urethral stricture is a well known complication after TURP. Most of the cases present with recurrence of lower urinary tract symptoms. Infrequently, cases of complete obliteration of urethra is diagnosed. Management of these rare cases is always challenging and associated with poor outcome. We report a case of post TURP obliterative urethral stricture that was managed successfully by holmium laser core through urethroplasty. On discharge patient was continent and voided well. Conclusion: Holmium laser core through is a useful technique for management of these complicated cases with satisfying result. It should be done by experienced endourologist.
Keywords: Urethral stricture; TURP; Holmium laser
African Journal of Urology (2013) 19, 78–81