[Is it necessary to remove polycystic kidneys?].

  title={[Is it necessary to remove polycystic kidneys?].},
  author={Julie A Martin and Carmen Pir{\'o} and L F Sanch{\'i}s and H. Ezzedine and Celestino Aso and Rafael Gos{\'a}lbez},
  journal={Cirugia pediatrica : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Cirugia Pediatrica},
  volume={3 2},
The Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney is the most frequent renal congenital anomaly and the second most common cause of an abdominal mass in the newborn. Traditionally, since this pathological entity was described as such by Spene in 1955, early resection has been deemed its best treatment. In the last decade, a conservative approach has been advocated by some authors, except for the patients presenting with concomitant abdominal pain or infection. In our hospital, relying on the support afforded… CONTINUE READING