A meta-analysis of surgical practice patterns in the endoscopic management of ureteroceles.

@article{Byun2006AMO,
  title={A meta-analysis of surgical practice patterns in the endoscopic management of ureteroceles.},
  author={Esther Byun and Paul A. Merguerian},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2006},
  volume={176 4 Pt 2},
  pages={1871-7; discussion 1877}
}
PURPOSE We examined the contribution of patient features on reoperation after transurethral incision or puncture in children with ureteroceles. MATERIALS AND METHODS A systematic review was accomplished using Medline and article bibliographies to obtain articles related to endoscopic management of ureteroceles in English, Spanish, Italian, French and Japanese. Exposures of interest were ureterocele position and anatomy, and preoperative reflux. The outcome was secondary operation. Meta… CONTINUE READING