Unilateral renal agenesis: a systematic review on associated anomalies and renal injury.

  title={Unilateral renal agenesis: a systematic review on associated anomalies and renal injury.},
  author={Rik Westland and Michiel F Schreuder and Johannes C. F. Ket and Joanna A. E. van Wijk},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={28 7},
BACKGROUND Unilateral renal agenesis (URA) is associated with other congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) and extra-renal anomalies. However, the reported prevalences of these anomalies are highly variable. We estimated the prevalence of associated CAKUT and extra-renal anomalies in patients with URA. Furthermore, we determined the prevalence of renal injury in URA patients. METHODS We conducted a systematic review of English and non-English articles using PubMed and… CONTINUE READING
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