BEST HYPOSPADIAS TREATMENT
WHAT IS HYPOSPADIAS
Hypospadias Treatment is almost risk free. Hypospadias is a congenital deformity of the penis and external genitals in which urinary opening is located proximal to its normal location along with curvature of the penis and abnormal distribution of penis skin. It is sometimes associated with undescended testis on one or both sides. It is one of the commonest malformations of male children, affecting approximately 1 of every 250 approximately. Undescended testes or inguinal hernia or upper urinary tract anomalies may be associated with hypospadias.
CAUSES OF HYPOSPADIAS
The environment and hormones may be the factors that may influence the development of this defect.
Hypospadias is a congenital condition, it happens while the baby is developing in the mother’s womb. As the fetus develops, the tissue on the underside of the penis that forms the urethra doesn’t completely close, shortening the passageway. In many cases, the foreskin—the fold of skin covering the penis tip, or glans—also doesn’t develop properly, resulting in extra foreskin on the top side of the penis and none on the underside.
WHAT IS HYPOSPADIAS REPAIR
Hypospadias repair is the Hypospadias Treatment of this congenital deformity and it consists of various components, each dealing with correction of one particular deformity.
- Chordee correction
WHAT IS HYPOSPADIAS
Hypospadias is a congenital disorder, so its present in new born.
SYMPTOMS OF HYPOSPADIAS
Usually, boys with this condition have the opening of the urethra near the tip of the penis on the underside.
Hypospadias is noticed at birth/ during routine Paediatric check- up.
Along with the misplaced opening, the foreskin is often incomplete and forms a hood.
Urine stream may be hard to direct and control.
The penis may curve as it grows, causing sexual dysfunction later in life.
If the urethral opening is near or behind the scrotum, a person may have fertility problems later in life.
HYPOSPADIAS SURGERY NECESSITY
A Hyospadias Surgery is needed for anatomical, cosmetic and functional aspect of the penis. If surgery is not done, then patient can have
- Difficulty in passing urine with urine streams going downwards
- Difficulty in insemination during intercourse
- Curvature of the penis with erection leading to difficulty with intercourse.
- The Patient can go into depression because of abnormal appearance of the penis.
BEST TIME FOR HYPOSPADIAS SURGERY
Best time for surgery is between 1 ½ years -4 years.
HOW CAN I IDENTIFY THE SEVERITY OF HYPOSPADIAS?
TECHNIQUES FOR HYPOSPADIAS TREATMENT
There are more than 300 types of hypospadias repair and each surgeon has his own personal/ preferred techniques. Two different procedures can be combined to get the best results. The aim of the surgery is to give a cosmetic and functional penis. In some complex Hypospadias Treatment cases, surgery can be done in two stages.
DOCTOR FOR HYPOSPADIAS TREATMENT
A reconstructive urologist who is trained in hypospadias repair and doing a high volume of hypospadias surgeries (8-10 /month) is the right person to approach for such specialized work.
HYPOSPADIAS TREATMENT PROCEDURE
Duration of procedure varies with the technique and complexity. Duration can vary from 2 hours to 5 hours. In few cases need multiple stages 6-8 months apart.
DURATION OF STAY IN HOSPITAL AFTER HYPOSPADIAS SURGERY
The Patient has to stay 2-3 days in hospital. A urinary drainage catheter is kept for 10-14 days.
CURE AFTER HYPOSPADIAS TREATMENT
Yes, if a proper surgery is done. The Success rate for Hypospadias Treatment is around 85-90% and the patient can pass urine in standing position.
EFECT OF HYPOSPADIAS SURGERY
A successful surgery never interferes with sexual life and infertility in the future.
COMPLICATION IN HYPOSPADIAS TREATMENT
After Hypospadias Surgery Complications are more likely can include
In long term
- Failure of repair
- Urinary fistula formation
- Residual penile curvature
- Disfigured penis
2nd surgery is decided during post-operative follow up.
FOLLOW UP AFTER HYPOSPADIAS TREATMENT
Initial follow up at 15 days and one month, after that yearly follow up is required in Hypospadias Treatment.
For further details on Hypospadias. You may reach out to
Dr. Gautam Banga
Urologist, Andrologist and Genito -Urinary Reconstructive Surgeon
Contact no. : +91-9999062316 | 011-41041131
Website : www.urethraandpenilesurgery.com