Posterior urethral valves

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Posterior urethral valves

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The terms "Posterior urethral valves" returned 11 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Significance of early diagnosis of posterior urethral valves in fetus for further development - own experience].
 

Author(s): Grażyna Krzemień, Agnieszka Szmigielska, Zofia Wawer, Maria Roszkowska-Blaim

Journal: Med Wieku Rozwoj. ;17(4):301-5.

 

The incidence of posterior urethral valves is estimated to be from 3:1000 to 8:1000 and this is one of the most common causes of obstruction of urinary tract in boys. About 13-17% of children with posterior urethral valves develop end stage renal failure. We present a  6-month-old ...

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2014

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Transvesical direct visualization of Fogarty balloon catheter ablation of posterior urethral valves in the newborn.
 

Author(s): Seyed Mohammad Vahid Hosseini, Rasoul Khoshnavaz, Mohammad Zarenezhad, Shahram Paydar

Journal: Afr J Paediatr Surg. ;8(2):260-2.

 

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2011

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Allantoic cysts and posterior urethral valves: a case report.
 

Author(s): M Bureau, S Bolduc

Journal: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Jul;38(1):116-8.

 

Allantoic cysts are a somewhat rare entity. They are identifiable on antenatal ultrasound examination but are not easily distinguishable from pseudocysts, which are often associated with a poor prognosis. Their etiology remains obscure and obstructive uropathies have been proposed ...

Last Updated: 29 Jun 2011

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The terms "Posterior urethral valves" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Posterior urethral valves.
 

Author(s): Steve J Hodges, Bhavin Patel, Gordon McLorie, Anthony Atala

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The most common cause of lower urinary tract obstruction in male infants is posterior urethral valves. Although the incidence has remained stable, the neonatal mortality for this disorder has improved due to early diagnosis and intensive neonatal care, thanks in part to the widespread ...

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2009

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CIRCumcision and Urinary Tract Infections in Boys With Posterior Urethral Valves
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Posterior Urethral Valves

 

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2014

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Fetal Cystoscopy Versus Vesico-amniotic Shunting in Severe Lower Urinary Tract Obstructions
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Lower Urinary Tract Obstructive Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2013

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