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August 19, 2016| Healthcare News /

World First Surgery Regrows Patient's Urethra

A pioneering technique is providing relief to prostate cancer patients.

Urethral stricture disease (USD) occurs in a small but significant number of prostate cancer cases whereby a stricture develops in the urethra, making it difficult to pass urine. This can, in turn, lead to recurrent urinary tract infections, bladder stones, prostatitis and, in severe cases, atonic bladder and renal failure.