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Pediatric enterocystoplasty: long-term complications and controversies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18846377     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
As enterocystoplasty has become a routine procedure in pediatric urology, long-term complications are emerging in adult patients. Pediatric urologists in general do not follow their patients beyond late adolescence. The sequelae of enterocystoplasty have fallen into the hands of their adult colleagues. Some of the complications of enterocystoplasty, such as reservoir stones, malignancy and perforation, are also seen in older adults following continent diversion. On the other hand, problems with bone growth, pregnancy and reflux nephropathy are unique to children and young adults. A better awareness and understanding of these complications will lead to improved prevention, surveillance and treatment.
Eric A Kurzrock
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-10-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of urology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1433-8726     ISO Abbreviation:  World J Urol     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-23     Completed Date:  2009-09-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8307716     Medline TA:  World J Urol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3500, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Demineralization, Pathologic / epidemiology,  etiology
Postoperative Complications / epidemiology,  etiology
Time Factors
Urinary Bladder / surgery*
Urinary Diversion / adverse effects*
Urinary Reservoirs, Continent / adverse effects*

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