Prenatally diagnosed pelviureteric junction obstruction: a benign condition?

@article{Freedman1994PrenatallyDP,
  title={Prenatally diagnosed pelviureteric junction obstruction: a benign condition?},
  author={Eric Freedman and A. M. K. Rickwood},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={769-72}
}
Renal function in neonates with antenatally diagnosed pelviureteric obstruction is usually well preserved and rarely deteriorates in the short term. To assess if function is maintained in the medium term, and, where not, if any factors are predictive of deterioration, the authors reviewed their cases (1985 to 1992) of antenatally diagnosed unilateral pelviureteric obstruction with renographic confirmation (type II and IIIb curves). Initial renographic assessment was performed at 1 to 3 months… CONTINUE READING