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We report on 5 babies found to have pyelocaliectasis or hydroureteronephrosis antenatally who were evaluated soon after birth because of persistent mild or moderate upper urinary tract dilatation. In each instance, vesicoureteral reflux was absent and the technetium-99m diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid renal scan revealed good function in the ipsilateral(More)
The Penrose drain internally tethered by a fascial suture is a surgical complication with medical and legal implications. Correction of this problem usually has required open reexploration. A technique of endoscopic release of such a drain through the drain tract is described. Since this procedure can be performed with the patient under local anesthesia,(More)
The present study was designed to determine whether extravaginal torsion of the spermatic cord (EVT) can be distinguished from intravaginal torsion (IVT) on the basis of gross and histologic examination of the testis. It is traditionally believed that EVT, postulated to occur only in neonates, can be grossly distinguished from IVT, which occurs in older(More)
The intussuscepted nipple has proved to be a versatile mechanism to provide continence or prevent reflux in urological reconstructive surgery. Early in its use detussusception of the nipple was recognized as a common complication, which was usually prevented by using several rows of staples to stabilize the nipple. The use of staples has reduced the rate of(More)
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