Mild antenatal hydronephrosis: management controversies

  title={Mild antenatal hydronephrosis: management controversies},
  author={Laura Fernanda Alconcher and Marcela Tombesi},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
Sirs, We read with great interest the article entitled “Vesicoureteral reflux in infants with isolated antenatal hydronephrosis” by Phan et al. [1]. They found that 63% of newborns (NB) with isolated antenatal hydronephrosis (AH) had either a normal or mild degree of pelviectasis on a single postnatal ultrasonography (US) examination. Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) was detected in only 14.5%. No statistically significant relationship was found between the degree of pelviectasis and the presence of… CONTINUE READING
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