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Single kidney and ureteral atresia in a newborn girl: A treatment concept.
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PMID:  21398184     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate a rare case of urological pathology, we report a combination of a single kidney and ureteral atresia. The treatment concept and outcome are outlined. PATIENT AND METHOD: Antenatal ultrasound had revealed urinary ascites which lead to caesarean section in the 34th gestational week. Persisting anuria was confirmed postnatally and peritoneal dialysis started on the second day of life. Subsequent laparotomy revealed ureteral atresia after 3 cm of patent ureter. We created an ileum conduit after discussing various other therapeutic options. RESULT AND CONCLUSION: A follow up of 12 months has shown steady function of the stoma with stable renal parameters. An ileal conduit represents a good option if high drainage is necessary in early childhood.
Sabine Zundel; Philipp Szavay; Juergen F Schaefer; Oliver Amon; Joerg Fuchs
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric urology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-4898     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101233150     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Urol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Journal of Pediatric Urology Company. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital, Hoppe-Seyler-Str. 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany.
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