Elizabeth B. Yerkes
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The evaluation and management of fetuses/children with antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH) poses a significant dilemma for the practitioner. Which patients require evaluation, intervention or observation?… Expand
Angiotensin type 2 receptor gene null mutant mice display congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT). Various features of mouse CAKUT impressively mimic human CAKUT. Studies of the… Expand
Ischemia causes renal tubular cell loss through apoptosis; however, the mechanisms of this process remain unclear. Using the renal tubular epithelial cell line LLC-PK(1), we developed a model of… Expand
PURPOSE Management of perinatal testicular torsion is a highly controversial issue. Despite uncommon salvage of the affected gonad, exploration for ipsilateral orchiectomy and empiric contralateral… Expand
Ischemia causes renal tubular cell loss through apoptosis; however, the mechanisms of this process remain unclear. Using the renal tubular epithelial cell line LLC-PK1, we developed a model of simu...
PURPOSE Residency programs must continue to restructure teaching and assessment of surgical skills to improve the documentation of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education competencies.… Expand
Abstract In humans, the actions of angiotensin II are transduced through the AT1 and AT2 receptors which have recently been implicated in renal organogenesis. Polymorphisms in the human angiotensin… Expand
PURPOSE Multiple techniques have been described to create a Mitrofanoff channel in the pediatric population. A small subset of patients only requires creation of a catheterizable channel without… Expand
PURPOSE We review the current literature regarding urological management of spina bifida from prenatal diagnosis to adulthood. MATERIALS AND METHODS We searched MEDLINE(®), EMBASE(®) and PubMed(®)… Expand
PURPOSE Prenatal ultrasound has allowed early identification of urinary tract abnormalities that may require urological followup or early intervention. While all children with prenatal hydronephrosis… Expand