Complete female epispadia: the case for perineal approach

Complete female epispadia: the case for perineal approach

Author Macedo, Antonio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Cruz, Marcela Leal da Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Trivelato, Rodrigo Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Garrone, Gilmar Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Leslie, Bruno Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Oliveira, Diego Estevam Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Souza, Georgia Rubiane Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Ortiz, Valdemar Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract IntroductionComplete female epispadia (CFE) is a rare congenital anomaly occurring in 1 of 500,000 live births. the goals of CFE management include achieving continence, while protecting the kidneys, and creating functional, cosmetic external genitalia.Patient and methodsWe demonstrate in this video the steps of the surgery and present midterm follow-up of a 6-year-old child with CFE.Results and discussionThe patient had an excellent cosmetic result, and reported continence of 3 h period with mild leakage. the perineal infrapubic approach offers the possibility of restoring cosmesis and providing resistance in one surgery precluding the need for abdominal bladder neck surgery.
Language English
Date 2015-02-01
Published in Journal of Pediatric Urology. Oxford: Elsevier B.V., v. 11, n. 1, p. 49-50, 2015.
ISSN 1477-5131 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Extent 49-50
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000351948300031

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