Transperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children: does upper urinary tract anomalies affect surgical outcomes?

@inproceedings{Brunhara2018TransperitonealLP,
  title={Transperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children: does upper urinary tract anomalies affect surgical outcomes?},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Arthur Brunhara and Paulo Renato Marcelo Moscardi and Marcos Figueiredo Mello and Hiury S Andrade and Paulo Afonso de Carvalho and Bruno Nicolino Cezarino and Francisco Tibor D{\'e}nes and Roberto I Lopes},
  booktitle={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  year={2018}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the feasibility and outcomes of laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children with complex ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) and compare to children with iso-lated UPJO without associated urinary tract abnormalities. MATERIAL AND METHODS Medical records of 82 consecutive children submitted to transperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty in a 12-year period were reviewed. Eleven cases were con-sidered complex, consisting of atypical anatomy including horseshoe kidneys in 6… CONTINUE READING