Pediatric pyeloplasty: 50 patients with 59 hydronephrotic kidneys.

  title={Pediatric pyeloplasty: 50 patients with 59 hydronephrotic kidneys.},
  author={Htut Saing and Fu Luk Chan and Chung Kwong Yeung and David W. Yeung},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={24 4},
A report of 59 hydronephrotic kidneys due to pelviureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction in 50 children less than 12 years of age is presented. Thirty-two percent of the patients were less than 1 year of age, with their main presenting feature being an abdominal mass (88%). For older children, loin or abdominal pain was the chief presenting symptom (68%). During infancy, the left and right sides were equally affected, followed closely by bilateral involvement. On the other hand, in older children… CONTINUE READING