First Contact With PARC When you first contact our office, you will likely speak with our Office Coordinator, Chaney. She will get some basic demographic information from you as well as some medical information regarding your child’s hypospadias. Once we have all the information we need, we will give that to the doctors to… Read More »
TIP HYPOSPADIAS REPAIR: A PEDIATRIC INDICATOR OPERATION By Warren Snodgrass MD and Nicol Corbin Bush MD, MCS The TIP operation created by Dr Warren Snodgrass is the most common hypospadias repair used by surgeons around the world. 20 years after he published the first article, Dr Snodgrass and Dr Bush wrote this update to describe… Read More »
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 »
The technical steps of TIP (tubularized incised plate) distal hypospadias repair have not changed in more than a quarter century. There are key steps that must be performed correctly. Surgeons who experience problems with TIP are commonly making a technical error during the surgery. Read publication here.
Suture tracks can be created when surgeons place sutures THROUGH the skin instead of UNDER the skin. We recommend that hypospadiologists always take the time to place sutures below the skin to avoid these tracks. Read publication here.