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Penis: amputation

ffelis

Synonym(s): Perineal urethrostomy


Introduction

  • Penile resection involving part or whole of the penile tissue.

Uses

Penile neoplasia

  • Squamous cell carcinoma.
  • Mastocytoma Mastocytoma.
  • Hemangiosarcoma.

Penile trauma

  • Road traffic accidents (RTA).
  • Ballistic impacts.
  • Bite wounds .
  • Malicious intervention.

Urethral obstruction

  • Urolithiasis.
  • Iatrogenic - following other surgery.
    Feline lower urinary tract disease can often be managed medically Otitis externa.

Advantages

  • Eliminates repeated episodes of urethral obstruction in those cats which do not respond to appropriate medical treatment.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Prognosis

  • Good with good surgical technique.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

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