Description of the approach
A urethral dilatation aims to widen the opening of the urethral meatus, which has a narrowing along its length. It consists of progressively enlarging the urinary meatus, thus allowing better urination.
How does dilatation of the urinary is performed?
A post-operative follow-up will be done within four to 12 weeks; follow-up consists of evaluating the improvement in urinary symptoms and the good quality of the bladder emptying. Recurrences are unfortunately frequent.
In the event of recurrence, home self-dilation is sometimes offered.
Who are the candidates for dilation of the urethral meatus?
What are the complications of dilation of the urethral meatus?
Also, light bleeding may last a few weeks.