Zenichi Matsui

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BACKGROUND Due to the profound shortage of suitable deceased allografts, much effort has been made to investigate whether successful kidney transplantation (KT) is possible across the ABO blood group barrier even for pediatric recipients. METHODS We reviewed 52 consecutive ABO incompatible (ABOic) transplantation performed between September 1989 and March(More)
PURPOSE Vesicoureteral reflux is the most common urinary tract abnormality in children. Although voiding cystourethrography is the gold standard for diagnosing reflux, this approach is invasive. We evaluated color Doppler ultrasound measurement of ureteral jet angle as a noninvasive screening tool for detecting reflux. MATERIALS AND METHODS We(More)
OBJECTIVES Congenital midureteral stricture (CMS), which develops from obstructive lesion between pyeloureteral junction and ureterovesical junction, is relatively rare and its clinical condition and therapeutic strategy have not yet been established. We analyzed the clinical characteristics and surgical outcomes of CMS. PATIENTS AND METHODS From November(More)
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