Value of ultrasound in evaluation of infants with first urinary tract infection.

@article{Preda2010ValueOU,
  title={Value of ultrasound in evaluation of infants with first urinary tract infection.},
  author={Iulian Preda and Ulf Jodal and Rune Sixt and Eira Stokland and Sverker Hansson},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={183 5},
  pages={1984-8}
}
PURPOSE We evaluated the role of ultrasound in diagnosing and treating infants with a first urinary tract infection with a focus on important structural abnormalities. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a setting of limited prenatal ultrasound screening this population based, prospective, 3-year study included 161 male and 129 female infants. Ultrasound and dimercapto-succinic acid scintigraphy were performed as initial investigations and voiding cystourethrography was conducted within 2 months… CONTINUE READING