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The main purpose of the study was to see whether excretory urography (EU) can be safely replaced by ultrasound (US) in children with urinary tract infection (UTI) younger than 6 years. 101 hospitalised children were admitted to the prospective study. They were all diagnosed as having UTI and were treated accordingly. All children had voiding cystography(More)
The objectives of this study were to follow up children with vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR) and renal scars, to evaluate kidney growth and to determine the incidence of urinary tract infection (UTI) and elevated blood pressure in 40 asymptomatic siblings of children with VUR, in whom VUR had been detected at an early age, and to gather additional data which(More)
The purpose of this prospective study was to determine the prevalence of renal abnormalities in 88 older asymptomatic siblings of the children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), using ultrasound (US) as a diagnostic method. The age of the siblings ranged from 5 to 15 years, the median age being 8.33 years. A midstream urine sample was taken for standard(More)
BACKGROUND Mediastinal fetal teratoma can be detected as a mass in the chest during a routine prenatal ultra-sound screening. Because of the pressure on mediastinal structures it can be the cause of non-immune hydrops fetalis and polyhydramnion. The development of hydrops fetalis leads to fetal death or premature delivery in most reported cases. Early(More)
Tracheobronchomegaly (TBM) was diagnosed on chest radiographs as an apparent dilatation of the trachea and main bronchi in four premature infants on prolonged mechanical ventilation for respiratory distress syndrome. In a retrospective study, the parameters of assisted ventilation, the Apgar score, the presence of conatal or later infection, and hypotension(More)
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