International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 23, Issue 6, pp 581–587 | Cite as

Long-term follow-up results of the MAGPI (meatal advancement and glanuloplasty) operations in distal hypospadias

  • E. S. Ünlüer
  • C. Miroglu
  • E. Ozdiler
  • R. Ozturk


Between 1985 and 1989, 54 boys underwent a MAGPI procedure. Excellent cosmetic and functional results were achieved in 94% of our cases in the early period. In order to assess the long-term results of this procedure, 41 boys attended long-term re-evaluation between 6 and 40 (mean 29) months postoperatively.

MAGPI was a very satisfactory procedure for micturition function. We observed in 22% of cases partial and in 15% complete regression. On the long term, excellent cosmetic results were achieved in all glanular cases but in only 65% of coronal and 15% of subcoronal cases. We believe that the MAGPI procedure is not a suitable operation for subcoronal hypospadias.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. S. Ünlüer
    • 1
  • C. Miroglu
    • 1
  • E. Ozdiler
    • 1
  • R. Ozturk
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologySSK Okemeydani Teaching HospitalIstanbulTurkey

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