Anderson-hynes pyeloplasty in patients less than 12 months old. Is the laparoscopic approach safe and feasible?

@article{GarcaAparicio2014AndersonhynesPI,
  title={Anderson-hynes pyeloplasty in patients less than 12 months old. Is the laparoscopic approach safe and feasible?},
  author={L Garc{\'i}a-Aparicio and Eva Bl{\'a}zquez-G{\'o}mez and Oriol Capdevila Mart{\'i}n and A. Ramirez Manzanares and Natalie Garc{\'i}a-Smith and Miguel Bejarano and Joan Rod{\'o} and Josep Maria Rib{\'o}},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={906-8}
}
PURPOSE The aim of our study is to compare the outcomes of open and laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children less than 12 months of age. PATIENTS AND METHODS We reviewed all medical charts of patients less than 12 months old who underwent pyeloplasty from January 2007 to February 2013. We divided them in two groups: Open pyeloplasty (OP) and laparoscopic pyeloplasty (LP). The following data were analyzed: age, sex, weight, US measurements, operative time, hospital stay, complications, and success… CONTINUE READING