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Reoperative ureteral reimplantation: strategies for management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2005528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ureteral reimplantation is a procedure commonly performed by both urologists and pediatric surgeons. Although the vast majority are successful, there are some patients in whom technical considerations or bladder/ureteral abnormalities militate against success. We review our experience in 19 patients with multiple failed reimplants. The reasons for their failure, the investigations required to document such, and the management of these difficult problems will be discussed. In our hands, 95% of these patients ultimately became reflux-free and nonobstructed.
Authors:
J P Gearhart; M P Leonard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1991 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-04-19     Completed Date:  1991-04-19     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  58-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21205.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Male
Reoperation
Replantation*
Ureter / abnormalities,  radiography,  surgery*
Urinary Bladder / abnormalities,  radiography
Vesico-Ureteral Reflux / surgery*

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