Adult hypospadias: Urethral and penile reconstruction

Gino J. Vricella, Douglas E. Coplen

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Purpose of review This article provides a subjective, concise review of contemporary advances in reconstructive urology as it pertains to adult hypospadias repair. Herein, we highlight the most important and interesting articles among the many published within the past 12 months. Recent findings The main themes in the recent literature covered herein, include management of postoperative complications, long-term follow-up, and penile cosmesis. Summary Recent literature would suggest beauty is in the eye of the beholder when it comes to cosmesis after hypospadias repair. Long-term data are reassuring regarding uroflow improvement through puberty and into adulthood for common distal shaft hypospadias repairs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)363-368
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Urology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2016


  • adult
  • complications
  • cosmesis
  • hypospadias
  • long term


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