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Table 1 Demographic variables and data related to various aspects of study

From: Significance of inflammatory biomarkers and urethral histology in patients with urethral stricture disease in relation to treatment outcome—a single centre prospective study in the north-eastern part of India

Patient Characteristics N = 105 (number of patients)
Age, mean ± SD (Standard Deviation) (years) 43.3 ± 13.46
Body mass index, mean ± SD (kg/m2) 24.8 ± 2.63
Smokers 17(16.2%)
Tobacco Chewers 6(5.7%)
Betel Nut Chewers 9 (8.6%)
History of previous procedure
Circumcision 6 (5.7%)
HoLEP (Holmium laser enucleation of prostate) 1 (0.9%)
ThULEP (Thulium laser enucleation of prostate) 2 (1.9%)
PUC (Per urethral catheter) Insertion 2 (1.9%)
Classification based on aetiology of strictures
Iatrogenic 5 (4.8%)
Idiopathic 39 (37.1%)
LS (Biopsy proven) 37(35.2%)
Traumatic 24(22.9%)
Classification of stricture on location
Penile 10 (9.52%)
Bulbar 40 (38.09%)
Panurethral 55 (52.38%)
Classification of stricture on length
2–5 cm 21(20%)
5–8 cm 65 (61.90%)
 > 8 cm 19 (18.09%)
EAU classification of stricture on degree of urethral narrowing
Category Total No. of Patients No. of successful Patients No. of unsuccessful patients
0 0 0 0
1 0 0 0
2 0 0 0
3 3 3 (100%) 0
4 52 45 (86.5%) 7(13.5%)
5 50 44 (88%) 6(12%)
Complications of urethroplasty
Wound hematoma 2 (1.9%)
Wound infection 14 (13.3%)
Buccal mucosal graft necrosis 1(0.9%)
Catheter displacement 3 (2.9%)
BMG donor site bleeding 2 (1.9%)
AUASS SCORE
Pre-operatively 24.71 ± 3.37
At 3 months 2.50 ± 1.28
At 6 months 3.97 ± 1.85
At 9 months 5.27 ± 3.54