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Utility of Post-Urinary Tract Infection Imaging in Patients With Normal Prenatal Renal Ultrasound.
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PMID:  21890838     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends renal ultrasound (RUS) and voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) for all infants after a first urinary tract infection (UTI). However, many congenital renal anomalies are identified by a prenatal US. At the present time, there are no data regarding the yield of post-UTI imaging among infants who have a documented normal prenatal US.We retrospectively reviewed the charts of all patients <1 year of age with a first UTI who had normal kidneys noted on prenatal US to determine the frequency of abnormal findings. Abnormal RUS and VCUG results were noted in 5.1% (24 of 471) and 20.4% (75 of 368) of infants, respectively. While the abnormal US rate is significantly less than what has been previously reported, the frequency of abnormal VCUGs is similar. These results suggest that a post-UTI RUS may not be needed if the prenatal US was normal. However, a VCUG continues to be indicated.
Authors:
Jun Sasaki; Nirmala Parajuli; Preeti Sharma; Maya Nanda; Rina Shah; Jeffrey Gershel; Daniel A Rauch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical pediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1938-2707     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372606     Medline TA:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, NY, USA.
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