Uroflowmetric Monitoring and its Role in Evaluating the Results of Surgical Treatment in Children with Urethral Valves

Habibullo A. Akilov PhD, ScD¹, Zhumanazar B. Beknazarov, PhD, ScD¹ , Mamathon K. Kholmurodov PhD, ScD², Yodgor Mirzo H. Nurmatov¹*, Erkin B. Hakkulov, PhD¹

¹Tashkent Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

²Namangan State University, Namangan, Uzbekistan

*Corresponding author: Yodgor Mirzo Nurmatov, Head of the department of pediatric urology and adolescent gynecology, Namangan regional children's multi-disciplinary medical center. 9,Ulugbek Street, 717104, Namangan region, Namangan district, village Irvadan, Uzbekistan. Tel: 998-93-9419777 (mobile). E-mail: yodgormirzo@rambler.ru


This paper presents the results of research and treatments in 41 children (from two months to 15 years of age) with urethral valves. In all, 16 patients were treated using the endoscopic method, 7 patients by employing the polyethylene urethrotome and 18 patients treated by the proposed method, using a metallic urethrotome. Diagnosis of the urethral valves was done using ultrasonography, voiding cystourethrogram, urethrocystoscopy, uroflowmetry and cystomanometry. Mathematical modeling was applied to assess the treatment methods. The proposed method, using the metallic urethrotome, was preferable to the endoscopic method.

urethral valves; metallic urethrotome; endoscopic method; uroflowmetry; mathematical modeling.
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