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It has become a primary study for defining ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) and establishing the decision for surgery [11].
The scissors were used to divide the ureter at the ureteropelvic junction (UPJ).
Contemporary management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction: practice patterns in Minnesota.
Of the patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction, which was the most commonly found abnormality in this series of patients, only four of 214 (1.9%) progressed to CKD (Table 2).
Ehrlich, "Management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction in neonate," Urology, vol.
Schanstra, "Non-invasive markers of ureteropelvic junction obstruction," World Journal of Urology, vol.
The authors further observed that the renal function prognosis was worse in patients with a ureteropelvic junction obstruction than in cases with a PUV.
Data from 93 patients with 118 endoscopic biopsies of the ureter (n = 79), renal pelvis (n = 37), and/or ureteropelvic junction (n = 2) were collected.
Pereira et al., "Diagnostic accuracy of renal pelvic dilatation for detecting surgically managed ureteropelvic junction obstruction," Journal of Urology, vol.
Functional assessment of crossing vessels as etiology of ureteropelvic junction obstruction.
In a small percentage of cases, however, it can represent obstruction of the ureteropelvic junction or reflux that may have important implications after birth.
Wojcik's clinical interests include hypospadias, pediatric hernia/hydroceles, undescended testes, recurrent urinary tract infections, dysfunctional voiding issues, neuropathic bladder, fetal and childhood hydronephrosis, ureteropelvic junction obstruction and ureteral abnormalities.