Reconstructive Urology

Reconstructive-Urology

Reconstructive urology is a specialized field in urology which; focuses on restoring both the structure and functions of the genitourinary tract. Some of the conditions that can necessitate reconstructive surgery are prostate procedures, trauma such as industrial accidents; straddle injuries, etc. urethral strictures and sometimes complicated childbirth involving tear in tissue.

Surgeons should have extensive expertise in performing complex reconstructive surgery on the kidney, ureter, bladder, urethra and male genitals. Some of the common reconstructive surgery procedures include:

  • Urethral disruption injuries caused by fractured pelvis
  • Recto-urinary fistulas following prostatectomy or pelvic surgery or after radiation therapy
  • Refractory male urethral strictures
  • Major bladder reconstruction
  • Major ureter reconstruction
  • Vesicovaginal or ureterovaginal fistulas after pelvic surgery
  • Male urinary incontinence
  • Peyronie’s disease