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E B Khakkulov
AIM: To identify typical sonographic semiotics of ureterohydronephrosis in children having importance in determining the severity of disease and the choice of treatment strategy in this category of patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Sonographic images of the kidneys and urinary tract of 158 children with ureterohydronephrosis were examined. Unilateral and bilateral ureterohydronephrosis was found in 75 and 83 children, respectively. There were 100 (63.3%) boys and 58 (36...
April 2016: Urologii︠a︡
João Alves, Marco Puga, Rodrigo Fernandes, Anne Pinton, Ignacio Miranda, Elias Kovoor, Arnaud Wattiez
STUDY OBJECTIVES: To evaluate if laparoscopic treatment of ureteral endometriosis is feasible, safe, and effective and to determine if ureteral dilatation and/or the number of incisions increases complications. DESIGN: An institutional review board-approved retrospective cohort study of consecutive patients who underwent surgery for deep infiltrating endometriosis involving the ureter with hydronephrosis (Canadian Task Force Classification III) SETTING: University hospital PARTICIPANTS: Of 658 patients who had surgery for deep infiltrating endometriosis between November 2004 and December 2013, 198 of the 658 patients had ureteral endometriosis and required ureterolysis, and 28 of the 198 patients were identified with ureteral dilatation and hydronephrosis associated with endometriosis...
January 12, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Cristina Georgiana Ghib Para, Mircea Florin Sferdian, Voicu Daşcău, Lucian Păiuşan, Ioan Ioiart
We present the case of a 34-year-old female with cervical cancer and right ureterohydronephrosis. She was admitted to the Urology Clinic of the Emergency County Hospital of Arad, Romania, on November 11, 2015, after previously being diagnosed with stage IIIA cervical cancer in December 2014 and undergoing radio and chemotherapy and laparotomy for staging. At the moment of hospital admission, the patient suffered from fever and right lumbar pain, she was also diagnosed with grade IV right ureterohydronephrosis...
2016: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology, Revue Roumaine de Morphologie et Embryologie
Flávio Teles, Larissa Gonçalves de Albuquerque Santos, Carlos Eugênio Lira Tenório, Monique Ramalho Marinho, Saulo Rodrigo de Ramalho Moraes, Davi de Brito Câmara, Renata Oliveira Santos, Camila Ricardo Uchôa Lins, André Falcão Pedrosa Costa
INTRODUCTION: Lupus cystitis is a rare manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus, characterized by thickening of the bladder wall, associated with ureterohydronephrosis. In several cases gastrointestinal symptoms are the main manifestation. The optimal immunosuppressive regimen is still unknown. METHODS: 16-year-old girl with systemic lupus erythematosus was admitted with dysuria, renal impairment, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. An abdominal CT scan demonstrated moderate bilateral dilation from the pelvis to the ureterovesical junction, and the bladder exhibited reduced capacity and diffusely thickened walls...
December 2016: Jornal Brasileiro de Nefrologia: ʹorgão Oficial de Sociedades Brasileira e Latino-Americana de Nefrologia
Luc Joyeux, Isabelle Lacreuse, Anne Schneider, Raphael Moog, Josephine Borgnon, Manuel Lopez, François Varlet, François Becmeur, Emmanuel Sapin
BACKGROUND: Retroperitoneoscopic upper pole heminephrectomy (RUHN) in duplex kidney in children remains a challenging procedure with a need for postoperative functional assessment of the remnant lower pole. We aimed to calculate the incidence of long-term functional renal outcomes in these children and examine the effect of age on those outcomes. METHODS: A multicenter retrospective cohort study of 9 years included all patients undergoing RUHN and evaluated by renal ultrasound (US) and dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) scintigraphy pre and postoperatively...
July 15, 2016: Surgical Endoscopy
A Bouty, Y Lefevre, L Harper, E Dobremez
INTRODUCTION: Urethral duplication is extremely rare in girls, with less than 40 cases reported so far. Most of them present as a prepubic sinus. Literature is scare regarding aetiology, classification and management in other forms. This study presents three cases of sagittal urethral duplication in girls presenting a main hypospadiac urethra and an accessory epispadiac urethra. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Medical records were retrospectively reviewed of three girls with urethral duplication managed over a 30-year period at a single institution...
August 2016: Journal of Pediatric Urology
Romy Gander, Marino Asensio, Gloria Fatou Royo, Josep Lloret
OBJECTIVE: To assess the results of the initial therapeutic approach to ureteroceles at our institution and the need for further interventions. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This is a retrospective study of all pediatric cases of ureterocele diagnosed at our center between January 2000 and December 2011. RESULTS: Forty-three patients were analyzed. Initial diagnoses were ureterohydronephrosis in 34 (33 prenatal), febrile urinary tract infection in 5, and prolapsed ureterocele in 3...
March 2016: Urology
V L Dronova
Complex of extrophy--epispadias--a rare inborn malformation of genitourinary system, abdominal wall muscles and pelvic bones. The observation was adduced, concerning an urinary bladder extrophy in a girl in combination with vaginal agenesia after noneffective primarily--postponed closure of urinary bladder, osteotomy (in the age of 4 yrs old), with consequent ureterosygmostomy. In the patient there was conducted a reconstructive operation for vagina creation, using nonfunctioning bladder, right-sided nephrectomy for severe ureterohydronephrosis, reconstruction of anterior abdominal wall and external genitalia...
May 2015: Klinichna Khirurhiia
Jannet Labidi, Yosra Ben Ariba, Soumaya Chargui, Najeh Bousetta, Bassem Louzir, Saleh Othmani
Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) is a rare disease and has a high risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD). This retrospective study was carried out with the objective to study the epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic characteristics of RPF and identify the risk factors associated with its progression to CKD. All 30 cases (24 males and five females) of RPF admitted from January 1985 to December 2013 in the Military Hospital of Tunis were included in this study. The mean age was 50.5 years. Presentation was with lower back pain, acute renal failure and inflammatory syndrome in 93%, 56% and 43% of the cases, respectively...
July 2015: Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
Isaac Seow-En, Francis Seow-Choen
A 75-year-old male presented with difficult defecation and increasing urinary frequency over a few months. He had a significant history of previous partial gastrectomy for gastric carcinoma 20 years prior. Computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis showed extensive lymphadenopathy, a gastric mass and rectal as well as bladder wall thickening with bilateral ureterohydronephrosis. Normal looking serosal surfaces of the bladder and bowel were seen on laparoscopy and a defunctioning ileostomy was created. Gastroscopy revealed a malignant mass while cystoscopy and sigmoidscopy found extensive tumour growth lining the mucosal surfaces...
June 16, 2015: World Journal of Clinical Cases
N A Morova, V I Sovalkin, Iu E Ignat'ev, N S Kokukhina, A V Pavlov, T V Kropotina, V N Tsekhanovich
We report a case of multifocal fibrosis extending retroperitoneally (Ormond's syndrome) with urinary tract obstruction and bilateral ureterohydronephrosis that resulted in chronic renal insufficiency. The development of mediastinal and pericardial fibrosis was accompanied by clinical symptoms of exudative and constrictive pericarditis. Fibrosis of cardiac conducting system was associated with compromised sinus node and intraventricular blockade. Paraaortic, paraorbital, and periportal extension of fibrosis was documented...
2013: Klinicheskaia Meditsina
Na Xu, Jiuliang Zhao, Jinjing Liu, Di Wu, Lidan Zhao, Qian Wang, Yong Hou, Mengtao Li, Wen Zhang, Xuejun Zeng, Weigang Fang, Xiaoming Huang, Xuan Zhang, Xinping Tian, Yan Zhao, Xiaofeng Zeng, Fengchun Zhang
The objective of this article is to investigate the clinical features of intestinal pseudo-obstruction (IPO) and/or ureterohydronephrosis in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Sixty-one SLE patients with IPO and/or ureterohydronephrosis were analyzed retrospectively. A total of 183 cases were randomly selected as controls from 3840 SLE inpatients without IPO and ureterohydronephrosis during the same period. Patients were assigned to 1 of the 3 groups (SLE with IPO and ureterohydronephrosis, SLE with IPO, and SLE with ureterohydronephrosis)...
January 2015: Medicine (Baltimore)
Hakan Ozturk
Carcinosarcomas are biphasic tumors comprising epithelial and mesenchymal components. Primary carcinosarcoma of the kidney is extremely uncommon and accounts for <1% of all malignant renal tumors. Primary carcinosarcoma of the kidney generally occurs after the age of 60 and the majority of the patients are men. This is the case report of a 56-year-old male patient who presented with left flank pain. Ultrasonography and computed tomography (CT) revealed ureterohydronephrosis and a left distal ureteral stone (25 mm)...
January 2015: Molecular and Clinical Oncology
P Arnaud, X Carpentier, F Pedulla, M Sandid, F Pernin
This article reports a rare case of acute pyelonephritis secondary to left ureteral obstruction by a bladder catheter. The patient was 93years old man hospitalized in the hospital emergency department with a 39°C fever and pyuria from an indwelling catheter. Blood test found hyperleukocytosis, inflammatory syndrome and acute renal failure. Diagnosis was confirmed by non-contrast abdominal CT scan showing distal part of the catheter inside left ureteral orifice with ureterohydronephrosis. Treatment consisted in replacing the catheter by a three-way catheter for irrigation and parenteral antibiotics therapy...
December 2014: Progrès en Urologie
Issam Yazough, Karim Ibn Majdoub Hassani
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2013: Pan African Medical Journal
I B Osipov, D A Lebedev, A A Fedotkina
A comparative analysis of efficacy of two methods was the purpose of the research. Politano-Leadbetter technique was applied in 41 cases and nipple way was used in 13 cases. The investigation included 45 patients aged from 2 months till 17 years with congenital obstructive ureterohydronephrosis of terminal stage (the pathology was diagnosed from both sides in 15 children). A follow-up period was from 1 till 6 years. Recurrent intervention was required in 31 cases. An analysis of overall results allowed determining the outcome as positive in 26 cases after Politano-Leadbetter operation...
2014: Vestnik Khirurgii Imeni I. I. Grekova
Orcun Celik, Tufan Suelozgen, Salih Budak, Yusuf Ozlem Ilbey
A 63-year old male was referred to our emergency unit due to acute renal failure. The level of serum renal function tests levels, blood urea nitrogen (BUN)/creatinine, were 63 mmol/L/848 μmol/L. CT (Computarised Tomography) scan showed a huge bladder stone (5 cm x 6 cm x 5 cm) with increased bladder wall thickness. Post-renal acute renal failure due to bilateral ureterohydronephrosis was diagnosed. The huge bladder stone was considered to be the cause of ureterohydronephrosis and renal failure. The patient was catheterised and received haemodialysis immediately...
June 2014: Archivio Italiano di Urologia, Andrologia
Roberto Giulianelli, Barbara Cristina Gentile, Giorgio Vincenti, Luca Mavilla, Luca Albanesi, Francesco Attisani, Gabriella Mirabile, Francesco Pisanti, Manlio Schettini
AIM OF THE STUDY: To demonstrate how, in a center with a large number of patients, as our center is, it is possible to perform ureterolithotripsy using a limited set of instruments. METHODS: We evaluated medical charts of our center related to semirigid ureteral ureteroscopy (URS) with ureterolithotripsy using Holmium laser performed from July 2004 to July 2011. Overall, 658 URS for ureteral stones were performed in 601 patients, of which 204 in proximal ureter (31%), 86 in the mid (13...
June 2014: Archivio Italiano di Urologia, Andrologia
Kh A Akilov, Zh B Beknazarov, É B Khakkulov, I M Baĭbekov
Using scanning electron microscopy, various portions of the ureter in reflux and obstructive ureterohydronephrosis in children were evaluated. In the first case, architectonics of the distal portions is preserved, while in the second case connective tissue is proliferated. Differences in the structure of proximal and distal portions in both forms of ureterohydronephrosis consist in inflammatory changes and violation of the integrity of the epithelial lining, edema and infiltration of the underlying layers, especially the inner muscle layer of the distal portion...
January 2014: Urologii︠a︡
He Changxiao, Yuan Zhengyong, Yan Shibing, Wu Caiwen, Huang Yingchuan, He Wei, Wang Hanhui, Li Dong, Huang Peng, Lei Jing, Zhou Rui, Liao Jia, Shen Hong
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: We investigated the impact of diabetes mellitus (DM) on female lower urinary tract dysfunction. METHODS: We prospectively collected data of 1,640 consecutive diabetic women from the inpatient departments and outpatient clinics of urology, endocrinology, geriatrics, and nephrology in primary, secondary, and tertiary referral hospitals, rural healthcare stations, and nursing homes in Dujiangyan, China. Clinical histories were taken on an individualized basis depending on patient presentation...
July 2014: International Urogynecology Journal
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