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Posterior urethral valves: multivariate analysis of factors affecting the final renal outcome.
PURPOSE Posterior urethral valves represent the most common obstructive uropathy in children with a broad spectrum of clinical severity. We evaluated prognostic variables affecting the outcome ofExpand
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Can Renal Ultrasonography Predict Early Success after Pyeloplasty in Children? A Prospective Study
Objective: To study the predictive value of 6 ultrasonographic (USG) parameters for early detection of children at risk of recurrent obstruction. Patients and Methods: A prospective nonrandomizedExpand
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Prepubertal testicular tumours: Should testicular-sparing surgery be considered? A single-institution experience and review of the literature
Abstract Objectives: To review our 10-year experience with uncommon testicular tumours in children (prepubertal testicular and paratesticular), to review previous reports, and to determine theExpand
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Surgical management of failed pyeloplasty in children: single-center experience.
PURPOSE To evaluate the outcome of secondary surgical procedures for the management of failed pyeloplasty in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1996 and 2007, 590 cases of primaryExpand
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Did antenatal diagnosis protect against chronic kidney disease in patients with posterior urethral valves? A multicenter study.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prognostic role of antenatal diagnosis of posterior urethral valves (PUVs) on ultimate renal function. METHODS Between 1990 and 2010, 315 patients with PUVs were diagnosedExpand
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Renal cell carcinoma in children: single-center experience.
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to report the experience with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective study on renal adenocarcinoma cases treatedExpand
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Management of bladder exstrophy epispadias complex in adults: is abdominal closure possible without osteotomy?
PurposePresentation of bladder exstrophy epispadias complex (BEEC) during adulthood is rare. A major surgical challenge encountered in adults with BEEC is the closure of the anterior abdominal wallExpand
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Bricker Conduit for Pediatric Urinary Diversion--Should we Still Offer It?
PURPOSE We sought to evaluate long-term outcomes of the Bricker conduit urinary diversion in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the database of a single tertiary center forExpand
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Vesicouretral reflux with neuropathic bladder: studying the resolution rate after ileocystoplasty.
OBJECTIVE To study vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) resolution and risk of pyelonephritis after augmentation ileocystoplasty in a cohort of patients with noncompliant neuropathic bladder. METHODS WeExpand
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