Laparoscopic transposition of lower pole vessels--the 'vascular hitch': an alternative to dismembered pyeloplasty for pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction in children.

@article{Godbole2006LaparoscopicTO,
  title={Laparoscopic transposition of lower pole vessels--the 'vascular hitch': an alternative to dismembered pyeloplasty for pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction in children.},
  author={Prasad P Godbole and Imran Mushtaq and Duncan T Wilcox and Patrick G. Duffy},
  journal={Journal of pediatric urology},
  year={2006},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={285-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Dismembered pyeloplasty is the traditional technique in the management of ureterovascular pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction (PUJO) in children. Controversy remains regarding the role of lower pole vessels as the sole aetiology for PUJO. Endopyelotomy and concomitant laparoscopic transposition of lower pole vessels for PUJO has been described in adults. We describe our technique of laparoscopic transposition of lower pole vessels in children with PUJO, leaving the PUJ intact… CONTINUE READING

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