Correction of hypospadias, epispadias, and bladder exstrophy

Ezekiel E. Young, Heather N. Di Carlo, Eric Z. Massanyi, John P. Gearhart

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The surgical reconstruction of hypospadias, epispadias and bladder exstrophy is arich and complex topic. While attempts to repair these defects have gone on for manyyears, major gains have occurred in the last three or four decades. The long history ofthese attempts have yielded a plethora of different methods as well as many ongoingcontroversies. While it is outside the scope of this chapter to describe the full history andrange of repairs, the text below will instead focus on the author's preferred techniquesand others in popular current usage

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAesthetic and Functional Surgery of the Genitalia
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages30
ISBN (Electronic)9781629486444
ISBN (Print)9781628085112
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014


  • Bladder exstrophy
  • Cloacal exstrophy
  • Epispadias
  • Hypospadias

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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