TO DETERMINE THE ADVANTAGE OF SNODGRASS REPAIR OF CONGENITAL HYPOSPADIAS AT DIFFERENT LEVEL OF PENILE SHAFT.
Introduction: Hypospadias is a congenital defect with various presentations. It is diagnosed clinically. Hormonal therapy can be used but is not curative. The Snodgrass intervention is the better one to get result oriented outcomes. Objectives: To find out the advantages of Snodgrass repair in distal as well as proximal types of hypospadias. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Setting: Baqai university hospital Karachi. Period: January 2015 to December 2017. Material and Method: Total 40 male patients were included in this study. They were admitted through OPD. Age of patients was from 4 years to 22 years. Patients were prepared and Snodgrass repair was done to all patients. Results: In our study, of 40, 19 (47.5%) patients presented between age 04 to 10 years. Most common Subcoronal type was found in 16 (40%). Catheter blockage was in 4 (10%) patients that was a common complication in our study. Conclusion: To sum up, Snodgrass method is the good one with good cosmetic results and least complication rate.