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Long-term results and late recurrence after endoureteropyelotomy: a critical analysis of prognostic factors.
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PMID:  8126829     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Of 102 consecutive endoureteropyelotomy cases followed for 1 to 10 years (mean 5) late recurrence was observed in 13% and long-term success was achieved in 73%. Of 67 cases with an available preoperative angiogram a strong association was noted between the existence of a vessel crossing the ureteropelvic junction and high grade hydronephrosis, and final failure and/or recurrence: long-term success rate was 39% when both factors were present and it was 95% when neither factor was present. Therefore, we recommend that the presence of a vessel should be determined preoperatively since it significantly influences the outcome.
P J Van Cangh; J F Wilmart; R J Opsomer; A Abi-Aad; F X Wese; F Lorge
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  151     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1994 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-04-08     Completed Date:  1994-04-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  934-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Division of Urology, University of Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Confidence Intervals
Follow-Up Studies
Hydronephrosis / surgery*
Kidney Pelvis / surgery*
Odds Ratio
Risk Factors
Time Factors
Treatment Failure
Ureteral Obstruction / surgery*

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