Should routine pyeloureterostomy be advocated in adult kidney transplantation? A prospective study of 283 recipients.

@article{Timsit2010ShouldRP,
  title={Should routine pyeloureterostomy be advocated in adult kidney transplantation? A prospective study of 283 recipients.},
  author={M O Timsit and Fanny Lallou{\'e} and Araz Bayramov and Melissa Virginia Taylor and Claire Billaut and Christophe M Legendre and Henri A Kreis and Lionel Badet and Arnaud M{\'e}jean},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={184 5},
  pages={2043-8}
}
PURPOSE Ureteroneocystostomy surgical techniques have been repeatedly debated in the medical literature, in contrast to pyeloureterostomy, which is merely considered a salvage procedure. We assessed urological complications and their management after routine pyeloureterostomy in adult kidney transplantation cases. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed a 2-center, uncontrolled, prospective study from January to December 2007. We compared results in 151 consecutive kidney transplantations with… CONTINUE READING
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