The management of end-stage renal disease in infants with imperforate anus

@article{Sharma1993TheMO,
  title={The management of end-stage renal disease in infants with imperforate anus},
  author={Atul Kumar Sharma and Clifford E. Kashtan and Thomas E. Nevins},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={1993},
  volume={7},
  pages={721-724}
}
Genitourinary malformations are frequently associated with imperforate anus, and death from renal failure is reported in up to 6% of children with supralevator imperforate anus. In recent years, advances in renal transplantation and the management of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have extended these therapies to infants in the first 2 years of life. In infants with imperforate anus and ESRD, it is unclear if the additional burdens of the anorectal malformation and its staged repair… CONTINUE READING