volume 40, issue 1, P47-50 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.12.004
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Frank Hölzle, David A. Mitchell, Andrea Rau, Jüri Palisaar, Denys J. Loeffelbein, Joachim Noldus, Anne Hoheisel, Thomas Mücke, Marco Kesting, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff

Abstract: Using free mucosal grafts for urethroplasty is a simple and safe method in the interdisciplinary treatment of urethral strictures. Donor site morbidity within the first 3 weeks after operation is noticeable, but tolerable measured by a validated Quality of Life-tool. Six months after the operation, perfusion and oxygenation of the former graft harvest site are equal to the contralateral unoperated mucosa.