Ureteropelvic junction obstruction: treatment with percutaneous endopyelotomy.

@article{Bush1989UreteropelvicJO,
  title={Ureteropelvic junction obstruction: treatment with percutaneous endopyelotomy.},
  author={William H. Bush and G E Brannen and George Lewis},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={171 2},
  pages={535-8}
}
The authors review their experience with percutaneous endopyelotomy in the treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Twenty-four patients with symptoms of ureteropelvic junction obstruction underwent excretory urography, which revealed nonspecific narrowing in several cases. Angiography was performed in 14 patients suspected of having a vessel crossing at the junction, but such a vessel was found in only four, who subsequently underwent dismembered pyeloplasty. One patient was treated… CONTINUE READING
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