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By Majed Sarayrah Consultant Pediatric surgeon working at Queen Rania Hospital for Children, Amman, Jordan.
A Rigas, D Karamanolakis, I Bogdanos, A Stefanidis, P A Androulakakis
OBJECTIVE: To present the characteristic clinical and imaging findings of pelvi-ureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction caused by crossing renal vessels (CRV), as it presents particular features within the spectrum of congenital hydronephrosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between April 1982 and December 2000, 384 children underwent surgery for PUJ obstruction. In 71 (18.5%; mean age 8.5 years, range 2 months to 14 years; 49 aged> 5 years), the obstruction was caused by CRV...
July 2003: BJU International
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