Laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children: Is the outcome different in children under 2 years of age?

@article{Vicentini2008LaparoscopicPI,
  title={Laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children: Is the outcome different in children under 2 years of age?},
  author={F{\'a}bio Carvalho Vicentini and Francisco Tibor D{\'e}nes and Leonardo Lima Borges and Frederico A.Q. Silva and Marcos Gianetti Machado and Miguel Srougi},
  journal={Journal of pediatric urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={
          348-51
        }
}
PURPOSE To report the outcomes of a series of children younger than 2 years with ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) who underwent laparoscopic pyeloplasty (LP), compared to children older than 2 years. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-three children (18 male) with UPJO underwent 24 Anderson-Hynes transperitoneal LPs between March 2003 and July 2007. The diagnosis of UPJO was confirmed on renal sonography and diuretic renogram. Nine children were younger than 2 years (Group 1) and 14 were… CONTINUE READING

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