Helena Oborn

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PURPOSE Urinary tract infection remains a major cause of morbidity in pediatric renal transplant recipients. In otherwise healthy children bladder dysfunction increases the susceptibility to urinary tract infection. The aims of this study were to determine whether bladder dysfunction affects the incidence of urinary tract infection after renal(More)
BACKGROUND Very few studies have been published that compare plasma clearance of iohexol (Cio) with renal clearance of inulin (Cin). STUDY DESIGN Diagnostic test study. SETTING & PARTICIPANTS 60 children aged 11.6 ± 4.5 years with different kidney disorders were investigated. INDEX TEST Plasma Cio calculated from the slope and a single point. (More)
PURPOSE Lower urinary tract symptoms are common in children after renal transplantation. However, it is unclear whether lower urinary tract symptoms are present before transplantation or appear postoperatively. We sought to evaluate bladder function in children before renal transplantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 40 children 5 to 18 years old(More)
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