Renal transplantation in patients with posterior urethral valves: favorable long-term outcome.

@article{Connolly1995RenalTI,
  title={Renal transplantation in patients with posterior urethral valves: favorable long-term outcome.},
  author={Julie A Connolly and Barbara L. Miller and Peter N. Bretan},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1995},
  volume={154 3},
  pages={
          1153-5
        }
}
PURPOSE We assessed the long-term efficacy of renal transplantation in patients with posterior urethral valves. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed the outcome in 23 patients with posterior urethral valves who underwent renal transplantation since 1979. RESULTS Graft survival was 69% at 5 years and 63% at 10 years. Seven patients with followup of 7 years or longer had a mean serum creatinine level of 1.5 mg/dl. Three patients (13%) demonstrated significant bladder dysfunction postoperatively… CONTINUE READING
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