Dr. Snodgrass developed TIP repair when he was unhappy with the appearance of the urine channel using the techniques he had been taught. The urine channel should have a slit-like appearance at the tip of the penis. Read publication here.
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In this review article, Dr. Snodgrass evaluates the available literature about long-term outcomes of hypospadias repair. Unfortunately, most of the articles available at that time involved older techniques. Techniques such as flap-based hypospadias repairs are known to have very high complication rates, especially for proximal hypospadias. He concluded that additional studies are needed on patients… Read More »
Dr. Snodgrass and Dr. Bush have been performing foreskin reconstruction at the time of hypospadias repair for nearly 2 decades. In this paper, Dr. Snodgrass recounts his early experience with foreskin reconstruction in patients with penile birth defects like hypospadias. Read publication here.
One particular form of hypospadias, called megameatus with intact prepuce (MIP) hypospadias, can be discovered during newborn circumcision. Although many medical schools teach that the circumcision should be stopped mid-procedure when this is the case, we and others have found that this is not necessary. Repairing MIP hypospadias after a patient has had a circumcision… Read More »