Clinical Presentation and Management of Urethral Strictures: A Retrospective Study

  • S Mangaiyarkarasi Assistant Professor
  • B Thiruvasagamani Tirunelveli Medical College, Tamil Nadu, India
  • J Mohamed Ali Dr. Agarwal’s Healthcare Limited, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Management, Stricture,, Urethra


Introduction: Male urethral stricture (US) disease is a common condition which results in narrowing or obliteration of the urethral lumen and may involve any segment of the urethra from the urethral meatus to the bladder neck.
Aim: This study aims to study the clinical presentation and management of US.
Materials and Methods: In this retrospective study, 200 patient’s data were analyzed. Stricture characteristics, investigations, treatment, and complications were recorded.
Results: In this study, 190 (95%) males and 10 (5%) females were included in the study. The mean age of onset of USs was 51 ± 7.28 years. The most common site of the occurrence of male US was the bulbar urethra (80 patients). Endoscopy optical internal urethrotomy was done in 60 patients and dilatation was done in 40 patients and 30 patients needed buccal mucosal graft.
Conclusion: The US is a common disease that accounts for a considerable amount of morbidity and cost to the health-care system. Proper diagnosis and repair of the strictures are essential along with the appropriate imaging modality to prevent the risk of renal failure and to reduce morbidity

Author Biographies

S Mangaiyarkarasi, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

B Thiruvasagamani, Tirunelveli Medical College, Tamil Nadu, India

Professor, Department of Urology, 

J Mohamed Ali, Dr. Agarwal’s Healthcare Limited, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

Clinical Research Associate, Department of Clinical Research, 


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