Outcomes of ventral buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty: Our experience at tertiary care hospital.


  • Muhammad Imran Soomro SMBBMU, Larkana.
  • Aamir Ali Shaikh SMBBMU, Larkana.
  • Ahmed Bux Shaikh GIMS, Khairpur.
  • Nisar Ahmed Shaikh SMBBMU, Larkana.
  • Amanullah Abbasi SMBBMU, Larkana.
  • Malik Hussain Jalbani SMBBMU, Larkana.




Buccal Mucosal Graft, Stricture Urethra, Urethroplasty


Objective: To evaluate the outcomes of ventral buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty at tertiary care. Study Design: Case Control Study. Setting: Department of Urology, CMC/SMBBMU Larkana. Period: January 2018 to December 2018. Material & Methods: 50 patients with confidence interval of 95% and margin of error 5% Non-probability consecutive. All Data collected from record like age, stricture size, clinical presentation and routine investigation, Blood CP, ESR, urine culture and X-Ray retrograde urethrogram for proper diagnosis in all cases. Results: The mean age of patients was 35.2 years SD±15.25 years and Mean duration of symptoms was 14.7 month SD±9.98 month. Out of 50 cases of ventral onlay buccal mucosal graft urethroplasties, success rate was (90%). The main complication was transient swelling with altered sensation of lip in 3 cases (6%), 1 case (2%) with recurrent stricture at the site of proximal anastomosis, that was treated by direct vision internal urethrotomy. 1 case (2%) presented with impacted urethral stone that was removed endoscopically. Conclusion: Ventral buccal mucosa grafting urethroplasty give good results in long term with low rate of complications occurring mainly in first year postoperatively.

Author Biographies

Muhammad Imran Soomro, SMBBMU, Larkana.

MBBS, FCPS, Assistant Professor Urology, 

Aamir Ali Shaikh, SMBBMU, Larkana.

MBBS, FCPS, Assistant Professor Urology, 

Ahmed Bux Shaikh, GIMS, Khairpur.

MBBS, MPH, Assistant Professor, 

Nisar Ahmed Shaikh, SMBBMU, Larkana.

MBBS, MS, Associate Professor Urology, 

Amanullah Abbasi, SMBBMU, Larkana.

MBBS, FCPS, Professor Urology, 

Malik Hussain Jalbani, SMBBMU, Larkana.

MBBS, FCPS, Professor Urology,