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Management of gunshot injuries to the penis and anterior urethra.

Authors
  • Hall, S J
  • Wagner, J R
  • Edelstein, R A
  • Carpinito, G A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1995
Volume
38
Issue
3
Pages
439–443
Identifiers
PMID: 7897734
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The preferred method of handling low-velocity gunshot wounds to the penis and anterior urethral includes debridement of superficial wounds, repair of cavernosal defects, and primary repair of urethral injuries wherein tissue loss is not extensive to result in high-potency rates and lower rates of urethral stricture disease.

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