Growth of the normal human lower urinary tract from 12 to 21 weeks gestation.

Normal development of the human lower urinary tract was studied between the 14th and 20th week of gestation using 3 modes of fixation. Fixation by direct distension provides a high degree of reproducibility of parameters used to study the growth of the fetal bladder. Using this method, fetuses ranging from 12 to 21 weeks gestation were studied. Results… CONTINUE READING