Indonesian Journal of Urology
Vol 26 No 1 (2019)

THE SIZE PROFILE OF EXTERNAL URETHRAL ORIFICIUM IN MALE ADULT

Susanto, Gaeta Nurprimavera (Unknown)
Danarto, Raden (Unknown)
Ali, Zulfikar (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
09 Jan 2019

Abstract

Objective: External urethral orificium (EUO) is the outermost part of the urethra. It lies on the outside, then the operation tool for endourology transurethra must pass urethra meatus externus first before they can go deeper. Unfortunately there is no study addresses the size of EUO of male adults in Indonesia. This study was aimed to know the size of the EUO in males adult. Material & Methods: This study was a prospective study by taking the primary data in the Sardjito General Hospital and Kardinah General Hospital, Tegal and implemented during the period from October to December 2016. There were 50 samples of males adult. The exclusion criteria in this study were male patients with meatal stenosis or patients with a history of surgery on the penis or instrumentation of the urethra. External urethra orifice size measurements performed with a digital caliper, and then converted to scale the size of Fr. The data were then analyzed by Npar test with the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, and then T-test with linear regression. Results: There were 50 adult male patients with a mean age of 52.54 ± 10.34 years. For sizes vary with the size of 16.5-26.4 Fr. From the analysis of the size of the EUO obtained a mean size of 22.72 ± 2.62 for Indonesian adult male. Conclusion: The average size of the adult male EUO was 22.72 ± 2.62 Fr. 

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Journal Info

Abbrev

juri

Publisher

Subject

Health Professions Medicine & Pharmacology Public Health

Description

The aim of Indonesian Journal of Urology is to encompass the whole spectrum of urology. The journal publishes papers on a wide range of urological issues such as oncology, functional urology, reconstructive urology, laparoscopy, robotic surgery, endourology, female urology, andrology, pediatric ...