Posterior urethral valves

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Posterior urethral valves

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The terms "Posterior urethral valves" returned 13 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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Renal parenchymal area and risk of ESRD in boys with posterior urethral valves.
 

Author(s): Jose E Pulido, Susan L Furth, Stephen A Zderic, Douglas A Canning, Gregory E Tasian

Journal: Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Mar;9(3):499-505.

 

Approximately 20% of boys with posterior urethral valves develop ESRD; however, few factors associated with the risk of ESRD have been identified. The objective of this study was to determine if renal parenchymal area, defined as the area of the kidney minus the area of the pelvicaliceal ...

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2014

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Fetal urinary peptides to predict postnatal outcome of renal disease in fetuses with posterior urethral valves (PUV).
 

Author(s): Julie Klein, Chrystelle Lacroix, Cécile Caubet, Justyna Siwy, Petra Zürbig, Mohammed Dakna, Françoise Muller, Benjamin Breuil, Angelique Stalmach, William Mullen, Harald Mischak, Flavio Bandin, Bernard Monsarrat, Jean-Loup Bascands, Stéphane Decramer, Joost P Schanstra

Journal: Sci Transl Med. 2013 Aug;5(198):198ra106.

 

Bilateral congenital abnormalities of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT), although are individually rare diseases, remain the main cause of chronic kidney disease in infants worldwide. Bilateral CAKUT display a wide spectrum of pre- and postnatal outcomes ranging from death in utero ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2013

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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: 9 Dec 2014

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Standardized Prenatal Clinical Care for LUTO
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Urethral Obstruction

 

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2014

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Fetal Cystoscopy for Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Urethral Obstruction

 

Last Updated: 13 May 2015

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