Warren Snodgrass, MD; Nicol Bush, MD, MSCS PARC Urology, Dallas, TX Is distal hypospadias repair a “cosmetic” operation? This is a common question from mothers of infants with distal hypospadias. It is usually followed with the comment that, if so, maybe it is best to do nothing now, and let the boy decide himself later… Read More »
Hypospadias Repair – COSMETIC vs RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
Tubularized incised plate proximal hypospadias repair: Continued evolution and extended applications.
TUBULARIZED INCISED PLATE PROXIMAL HYPOSPADIAS REPAIR: CONTINUED EVOLUTION AND EXTENDED APPLICATIONS By Warren Snodgrass MD and Nicol Corbin Bush MD, MCS TIP hypospadias repair is the most common surgery done for distal hypospadias around the world. Given the success of that operation, naturally the next question was how good would TIP be for proximal hypospadias… Read More »
Age does not impact risk for urethroplasty complications after tubularized incised plate repair of hypospadias in prepubertal boys.
Dr. Bush and Dr. Snodgrass have read reports that older age can be associated with higher risk of complications after hypospadias repair. They decided to statistically analyze their data to evaluate if this was true in their patients. They found that age did not impact the rate of urethroplasty complications. In other words, no particular… Read More »
Foreskin reconstruction does not increase urethroplasty or skin complications after distal TIP hypospadias repair.
Dr. Snodgrass and Dr. Bush of PARC Hypospadias Center have performed foreskin reconstruction for penile birth defects for nearly 2 decades. In this study, they demonstrate that foreskin reconstruction does not increase the chances of having a complication after surgery. Most patients with distal hypospadias are successfully able to undergo foreskin reconstruction at the time… Read More »
Adult Hypospadias with Dr. Nicol Bush & Dr. Warren Snodgrass
Most hypospadias repair is done in children by pediatric urologists, as most adult specialists do not do much hypospadias repair. There is a misperception that adults have worse outcomes with hypospadias repair than children. Parcurology has one of the largest experiences with adult hypospadias in the world. They know they can get the same results… Read More »