Erectile function after urethral reconstruction

Joshua Carlton, Maharshi Patel, Allen F. Morey

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Advances in urogenital plastic surgical tissue transfer techniques have enabled urethral reconstruction surgery to become the new gold-standard for treatment of refractory urethral stricture disease. Questions remain, however, regarding the long-term implications on sexual function after major genital reconstructive surgery. In this article, we review the pathologic features of urethral stricture disease and urologic trauma that may affect erectile function (EF) and assess the impact of various specific contemporary urethroplasty surgical techniques on male sexual function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-78
Number of pages4
JournalAsian Journal of Andrology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008


  • Erectile function
  • Sexual function
  • Urethral reconstruction
  • Urethral stricture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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