Hypospadias Repair

What is it?

Hypospadias is the second most common congenital anomaly of childhood with an incidence of 1:250 newborn males, The treatment of hypospadias requires surgical innovation. The goal of hypospadias surgery is to have a functional penis with normal voiding and as near as possible cosmetic results mimicking a normal. The optimal timing for the repair of hypospadias under the care of a urologist and anesthesiologist for a healthy term infant is 6 months of age.

How it is done?

The surgical repair can be performed either as a single stage or two stage depends on the severity of the hypospadias and the experience of the surgeon,The surgical repair has go three parts,

  • strightening of the penis (orthoplasty)
  • creation of new urethra (urethroplasty)
  • making of new opening in the tip of the penis (Glanuloplasty).

     

                   Hypospadias                                       Strightenining of the penis

        

                                                                                    Final appearance after repair