Trends in the treatment of adults with ureteropelvic junction obstruction.

@article{Jacobs2013TrendsIT,
  title={Trends in the treatment of adults with ureteropelvic junction obstruction.},
  author={James B. Jacobs and StephenR. Kaufman and Hal Ph.D. Morgenstern and Brent K. Hollenbeck and James Stuart Wolf and John M Hollingsworth},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          355-60
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Minimally invasive pyeloplasty is an effective treatment for patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction that offers quicker convalescence than open pyeloplasty. Technical challenges, however, may have limited its dissemination. We examined population trends and determinants of surgical options for ureteropelvic junction obstruction. PATIENTS AND METHODS Using the State Inpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Databases for Florida, we identified adults who underwent… CONTINUE READING

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