Neonatal hydronephrosis in the era of sonography.

  title={Neonatal hydronephrosis in the era of sonography.},
  author={Trudy Brown and James Mandell and Robert L. Lebowitz},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={148 5},
During a 6-year period (1979-1985), 142 neonates with significant hydronephrosis were seen. Seventy-eight percent of the cases were discovered on fetal screening during obstetric sonography. Maternal/fetal intervention was virtually never indicated and most babies were asymptomatic. The most common conditions found were obstruction of the ureteropelvic junction (41%), obstruction of the distal ureter (usually primary megaureter) (23%), upper-pole hydronephrosis associated with duplex anomalies… CONTINUE READING


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