Posterior Urethral Valves in Children: Pattern of Presentation and Outcome of Initial Treatment in Ile-Ife, Nigeria

@inproceedings{Talabi2015PosteriorUV,
  title={Posterior Urethral Valves in Children: Pattern of Presentation and Outcome of Initial Treatment in Ile-Ife, Nigeria},
  author={Ademola Olusegun Talabi and Oludayo Adedapo Sowande and Amarachukwu Chiduziem Etonyeaku and Abdulkadir Ayo Salako and Olusanya Adejuyigbe},
  booktitle={Nigerian journal of surgery : official publication of the Nigerian Surgical Research Society},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The management of posterior urethral valves (PUV) and its sequelae is still a challenge to most pediatric surgeons in our environment due to late presentation and inadequate facilities for long-term evaluation and treatment. Despite initial successful treatment about 40% would develop chronic renal failure. The aim is to describe the presentation, management and outcome of the initial treatment in boys with PUV. MATERIALS AND METHODS It is a retrospective analysis of PUV in boys 8… CONTINUE READING

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