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The rising need for preoperative objective quantification of curvature in patients with hypospadias

  • Tariq O. Abbas
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    Correspondence to: Dr. Tariq Osman Abbas, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark. Tel.: 00974 44809687.
    Affiliations
    Regenerative Medicine Research Group, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Pediatric Urology Section, Sidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar
    College of Medicine, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
    Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar, Doha, Qatar
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      Ano-Scrotal Distance (ASD) Is it a marker for the severity of chordee?.
      ]. This study described the correlation between Ano Scrotal Distance (ASD) and the severity of hypospadias as depicted by both meatal position and the degree of curvature in a large cohort of patients.
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