Katie E Brodie

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INTRODUCTION This retrospective review was undertaken to identify the postoperative outcomes of children undergoing 'mini' percutaneous nephrolithotomy (MPCNL) at a single institution. OBJECTIVE Outcomes measured included: percentage of stone clearance, postoperative analgesia requirements, the need for intraoperative or postoperative blood transfusion,(More)
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Pediatric female genitalia size and morphology have not previously been well described. The aims of this study were to create a standard reference for the anterior vulval structures, and examine the relationship between the clitoral hood and labia minora. METHOD Female patients between 0 and 16 years of age, and with normal external(More)
PURPOSE Tuberous sclerosis complex is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of hamartomas in multiple organs. Up to 80% of patients with tuberous sclerosis complex will have at least 1 angiomyolipoma in their lifetime. We describe the incidence and natural history of angiomyolipoma in a pediatric tuberous sclerosis complex population and analyze(More)
OBJECTIVE Pediatric lower urinary tract dysfunction (LUTD) is a common problem in childhood. Lower urinary tract symptoms in children include overactive bladder, voiding postponement, stress incontinence, giggle incontinence, and dysfunctional voiding. Gastrointestinal co-morbidities, including constipation or fecal incontinence, are commonly associated(More)
Creating a therapeutic partnership with patients and families during their crisis with cancer is both a challenging and extremely rewarding experience for the oncology nurse. Each family brings to the experience its own structure, maturational stage, culture, and history. They bring individual and group emotional responses, coping strategies and conflicts(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare perioperative and surgical outcomes in a 2-center, 2-surgeon open vs robotic augmentation ileocystoplasty. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed patients undergoing augmentation ileocystoplasty open vs robotically between 2008 and 2014 at 2 centers. We compared the groups' preoperative characteristics, perioperative outcomes,(More)
INTRODUCTION Antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH) is frequently detected on screening obstetric ultrasonography. Common ANH grading systems include the anterior-posterior diameter (APD) and the Society for Fetal Urology (SFU) grading system. Recent developments in the management of ANH include the use of fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and a new grading(More)
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