Validity of ultrasonography for postoperative monitoring in pediatric urology.

@article{Paduano1996ValidityOU,
  title={Validity of ultrasonography for postoperative monitoring in pediatric urology.},
  author={L Paduano and Chiara Carini and Hannes Alessandrini},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1996},
  volume={155 3},
  pages={
          1053-6
        }
}
PURPOSE We studied the validity of ultrasonography for short-term followup in pediatric urology. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study group comprised 137 children (187 urinary tracts) undergoing surgery at our hospital for congenital urological pathology between February 1982 and July 1992. The study protocol designed to evaluate urinary tract dilation postoperatively and monitor its progress, included ultrasound at discharge from the hospital, and repeat ultrasound between days 20 and 30, and… Expand
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