Ureteropelvic junction obstruction with a simultaneous renal calculus: long-term followup.

@article{Husmann1995UreteropelvicJO,
  title={Ureteropelvic junction obstruction with a simultaneous renal calculus: long-term followup.},
  author={Douglas A. Husmann and Dawn S. Milliner and Joseph W. Segura},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1995},
  volume={153 5},
  pages={1399-402}
}
We reviewed 111 patients who presented with simultaneous renal calculi and a ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Of 34 patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction and a coexisting struvite stone 62% had recurrent calculi. The use of antibiotics significantly affected the incidence of recurrent struvite calculi. In particular, if prolonged prophylactic antibiotics (greater than 3 months) were used 15% of the patients had recurrent stones, compared to 90% if only perioperative antibiotics… CONTINUE READING