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Rizwan Ahmad Khan, Imran Ghani


Aim: The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the efficacy of tubularized incised plate urethroplasty in single and two stage repair of midpenile hypospadias.

Materials and methods: Twenty seven children of mid penile hypospadias with mild chordee were included in the study.  The patients were divided in two groups (single stage and two stages) and the data was analyzed vis-à-vis stage, complications and outcome.

Results: There were 12 children in single stage group (group A) and 15 patients in two stage groups (group B). Both the groups were comparable with respect to age. The rate of urethrocutaneous fistula in both the groups was equal (33.3%). There was higher rate of meatal stenosis and meatal retraction in group A children as compared to group B. However the differences were not statistically significant.

Conclusion: Tubularized incised plate urethroplasty gives equally good results in single and two stage repair of midpenile hypospadias.


Midpenile hypospadias, Chordee, Tubularized urethroplasty, Urethrocutaneous fistula, Meatal stenosis, Meatal retraction.

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