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Malignant urachal lesions.
Urachal cancers are uncommon malignancies with a location that often permits considerable local extension before they are discovered. The most common histological type is adenocarcinoma, which mayExpand
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The epidemiology of congenital cryptorchidism, testicular ascent and orchiopexy.
PURPOSE The frequency, significance and possible etiology of testicular ascent (acquired cryptorchidism) are characterized in light of the known incidence and natural history of congenitalExpand
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A minimal invasive surgical approach for children of all ages with ureteropelvic junction obstruction.
OBJECTIVE Open dismembered pyeloplasty is considered the gold standard to treat ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) in children. Laparoscopic pyeloplasty (LP) and robot-assisted pyeloplastyExpand
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Importance of urinary flow studies after hypospadias repair: A systematic review
A systematic review was performed of publications relating to the results of urinary flow studies after hypospadias repair dating back to 1978, when what appears to be the first publication on thisExpand
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Management of urinary extravasation in 18 boys with posterior urethral valves.
PURPOSE Urinary extravasation with associated posterior urethral valves is uncommon and published articles are restricted to case reports. We propose a management algorithm on the basis ofExpand
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Diverticula of the male urethra.
Recently, we have seen 8 patients, ranging in age from 4 to 72 years, who each had a diverticulum of the anterior urethra. Our experience with these patients, combined with a thorough review of theExpand
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A simplified technique of upper pole heminephrectomy for duplex kidney.
PURPOSE We describe a simplified technique of upper pole heminephrectomy in cases of duplex kidney. MATERIALS AND METHODS The upper pole collecting system is entered and the upper pole is excised.Expand
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Surgical management of urinary incontinence in children with neurogenic sphincteric incompetence.
PURPOSE There are many alternatives for the surgical treatment of children with neurogenic sphincteric incompetence. However, there is no consensus regarding appropriate evaluation and long-termExpand
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Renal transplantation into the dysfunctional bladder: the role of adjunctive bladder reconstruction.
A retrospective review of pediatric renal transplantation at 3 centers identified 9 patients who had undergone major bladder reconstruction. Seven patients underwent bladder augmentation (5 gastric,Expand
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Comparison of laparoscopic and open partial nephrectomy for duplication anomalies in children.
PURPOSE We compared the outcome of laparoscopic vs open PN for duplication anomalies at our institution. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the records of all patients undergoing PNExpand
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