Long-term outcome of prenatally detected posterior urethral valves: single center study of 65 cases managed by primary valve ablation.

@article{Sarhan2008LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of prenatally detected posterior urethral valves: single center study of 65 cases managed by primary valve ablation.},
  author={Osama Sarhan and Isabelle Zaccaria and M S Macher and Françoise Muller and Edith Vuillard and Anne-lise Delezoide and Guy Sebag and J E Oury and Yves Aigrain and Alaa A El-Ghoneimi},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={179 1},
  pages={307-12; discussion 312-3}
}
PURPOSE Management of posterior urethral valves is significantly modified by the prenatal diagnosis. Our aim was to assess long-term outcome of children with prenatally detected posterior urethral valves treated at our institution by primary valve ablation without routine urinary drainage or diversion. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 79 cases of posterior urethral valves were detected prenatally at our hospital between 1987 and 2004. Of these cases 65 were managed postnatally, while… CONTINUE READING

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