Investigation and management of antenatally detected hydronephrosis.

  title={Investigation and management of antenatally detected hydronephrosis.},
  author={Karen Psooy and John Pike},
  journal={Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada},
  volume={3 1},
The role of prophylactic antibiotics in children with ANH who are awaiting completion of postnatal investigations is controversial. Children with ANH have been shown to have a significantly higher risk of developing a urinary tract infection (UTI) than controls. While it is believed that prophylactic antibiotics will prevent urinary tract infections in children with VUR, it has yet to be proven. Therefore, some recommend institution of prophylactic antibiotics at birth; others instead recommend… CONTINUE READING
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