oa South African Medical Journal - Ileum used for the construction of a functioning urethra

Volume 35, Issue 44
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A case has been reported where the urethra had been excised for papillomata and in which a new urethra has been constructed using a segment of ileum. In spite of the absence of sphincters the patient is continent.

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