A possible prenatal evaluation of renal function by amino acid analysis on fetal urine.

@article{Lenz1985APP,
  title={A possible prenatal evaluation of renal function by amino acid analysis on fetal urine.},
  author={Suzan Lenz and T. Lund-Hansen and Jacques Bang and Ernst Christensen},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={1985},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={259-67}
}
Intrauterine treatment of 4 fetuses with urethral obstruction was attempted in the third trimester of pregnancy. The fetuses displayed varying sonographic findings including pyelectasis, caliectasis, hydroureter, bladder dilatation, ascites, hydrops, missing kidneys and oligohydramnios. Ultrasonically guided aspiration from the dilated structures was carried out to relieve pressure on the kidney parenchyme and to collect fluid samples for diagnostic purposes. Amino acid concentrations in the… CONTINUE READING