Citations with the tag: HYDRONEPHROSIS
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- An unexpected diagnosis in an apprehensive patient.
Brennan, Daniel C.; Miller, Brent // Cortlandt Forum; 08/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p149
Presents a case and analysis of a patient who had bilateral hydronephrosis. Diagnostic tests performed; Symptoms; Treatment administered; Ultrasound needed to discover bilateral hydronephrosis.
- Is furosemide administration effective in improving the accuracy of determination of differential renal function by means of technetium-99m DMSA in patients with hydronephrosis.
Kabasakal, Levent; Turkmen, Cuneyt; Ozmen, Ozlem; Alan, Nalan; Onsel, Cetin; Uslu, Ilhami // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging; 2002, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p1433
It has been suggested that determination of differential renal function (DRF)using technetium-99m dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) may lead to overestimation of the function of an obstructed kidney in patients with excretion abnormalities owing to pelvic retention of DMSA. Recently published...
- Abnormal urinary acidification in infants with hydronephrosis.
Chandar, Jayanthi; Abitbol, C.; Novak, Milan; Zilleruelo, Gast�n; Strauss, Jos� // Pediatric Nephrology; 1999, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p315
Distal renal tubular abnormalities have been observed in patients with dilated urinary tract disorders. The present study was undertaken to look for patterns in urinary acidification in infants with varying degrees of hydronephrosis due to either reflux or obstruction and occurring as unilateral...
- Botryoid Wilms tumor: case report and review of literature.
Honda, A.; Shima, M.; Onoe, S.; Hanada, M.; Nagai, T.; Nakajima, S.; Okada, S. // Pediatric Nephrology; 2000, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p59
A rare case of botryoid Wilms tumor is presented. The main clinical manifestations were persistent low-grade fever, malaise, and proteinuria associated with microhematuria. Ultrasonography revealed an echogenic mass in the right kidney, and a contrast-enhanced mass was found in the dilated...
- Pneumothorax and transient pseudohypoaldosteronism in an infant with hydronephrosis.
Watanabe, Toru; Yamazaki, Akira // Pediatric Nephrology; Jan2003, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p62
Pneumothorax and transient pseudohypoaldosteronism have been noted as complications of obstructive uropathy in infancy. However, they are rare complications, and there have been no reports of a patient with both pneumothorax and pseudohypoaldosteronism in obstructive uropathy. Here we describe a...
- Mild antenatal hydronephrosis: management controversies.
Alconcher, Laura; Tombesi, Marcela // Pediatric Nephrology; Jul2004, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p819
Presents a letter to the editor, on the treatment of mild antenatal hydronephrosis.
- Clinical Scoring System for Obstructive Hydronephrosis.
Alconcher, Laura; Tombesi, Marcela // Kidney; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p52
Discusses the abstract of the article 'The ultrasonographic differentiation of obstructive versus nonobstructive hydronephrosis in children: A multivariate scoring system,' by B.M. Garcia-Pena, M.S. Keller et al, published in the 1997 issue of the 'Journal of Urology.'
- Research addresses criticism of hydronephrosis tx.
Guttman, Cheryl // Urology Times; Jan95, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the controversy surrounding diagnosis and management of ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction and resultant hydronephrosis in infants and children. Overdiagnosis; Overtreatment; Antibiotic prophylaxis as treatment.
- Isolated iliac artery aneurysms with associated hydronephrosis.
Driscoll, D. O'; FItzgerald, E. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Jun99, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p197
Presents the clinical and radiological features of isolated iliac artery aneurysms with associated hydronephrosis. Signs and symptoms of aneurysm; Awareness of special characteristics for early diagnosis and treatment before possible rupture; Recommendation that the pelvis be imaged in all...
- Nonoperative Tx of hydronephrosis supported.
Guttman, Cheryl // Urology Times; Feb2001, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p19
Reports on the improvement of both renal dilation and function spontaneously over time without permanent loss of functions in about 65 percent of kidneys of neonates with bilateral ureteropelvic junction-type hydronephrosis. Similarity of the nonoperative and pyeloplasty groups mean time...
- Congenital megacalyces presenting as neonatal hydronephrosis.
Bekele, Woseneneh; Sanchez, Thomas // Pediatric Radiology; Sep2010, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p1579
The article focuses on congenital megacalyces, a disease affecting the renal area, which was detected in an 8-year-old boy who had congenital hydronephrosis.
- High pressure chronic retention.
George, N.J.R.; O'Reilly, P.H.; Barnard, R.J.; Blacklock, N.J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 6/4/1983, Vol. 286 Issue 6380, p1780
Examines the renographic and operative findings of pressure chronic retention among patients. Progress of renal impairment; Occurrence of bilateral hydronephrosis and hydrourer; Symptoms of outflow tract obstruction.
- Obstructive uropathy without dilatation: a potential diagnostic pitfall.
Lyons, Kathleen; Matthews, Philip; Evans, Colin // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 5/28/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6635, p1517
Examines the incidence of hydronephrosis in patients with ureteric obstruction. Use of ultrasonography to determine obstruction; Association between obstruction and dilation of the collecting system; Importance of early diagnosis on intervention of the disorder.
- Hydronephrosis, Bacteriuria, and Maximal Urine Concentration in Urinary Schistosomiasis.
Lehman Jr., J. Stauffer; Farid, Zoheir; Bassily, Samir; Kent, Donald C. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Jul71, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p49
Presents a study which discussed the role of hydronephrosis or bacteriuria in urine concentration in patients with urinary schistosomiasis. Effects of the abnormalities on renal concentrating mechanisms; Response of patients to anti-schistosomal treatment; Characteristics of impaired urine...
- Ureteral Stone Size Predictable, Data Show.
Lehman Jr., J. Stauffer; Farid, Zoheir; Bassily, Samir; Kent, Donald C. // Renal & Urology News; Oct2010, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p4
The article focuses on the study conducted by Jacob K. Goertz and Seth Lotterman of Long Island Medical Center in New York on the potential of hydronephrosis to predict ureteral stone size.
- Hydronephrosis, poor renal function can spell endopyelotomy failure.
Watson, Fiona // Urology Times; Mar97, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p24
Discusses the effect of high-grade hydronephrosis and poor renal function in endopyelotomy failure. Success rate in patients with marked and moderate hydronephrosis; Success rate in patients with poor renal function; Importance of crossing vessels in endopyelotomy failure; Chances of failure of...
- More observation, less tx called for in fetal hydronephrosis.
Newman, Laura // Urology Times; Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p12
Reports on the debate over surgical intervention for antenatal hydronephrosis. Low severity cases detected by Blake Hamilton of the University of Utah; Selection of cases for surgery through controlled diagnosis; Shunts as treatment option; Assessment of postnatal survival.
- POLYCYTHEMIA AND HYDRONEPHROSIS.
Martt, J.M.; Sayman, A.; Neal, M.P. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Apr61, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p790
Describes the association of marked polycythemia and unilateral hydronephrosis with remission of the polycythemia following nephrectomy. Isolation of erythropoietin from the renal vein of the diseased organ prior to surgical removal; Mechanism of erythrocytosis; Persistence of desaturation of...
Kekre, Nitin S. // Indian Journal of Urology; Jan-Mar2006, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p9
Discusses various reports published within the issue, including one from Ranjiv Mathews on the management of antenatal hydronephrosis.
- Pre-natal diagnosis and pregnancy outcome in fetal renal anomalies: A case series.
Dadhwal, V.; Sumana, G.; Deka, D.; Mittal, S.; Gupta, D. K. // Perinatology: Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Care; May/Jun2007, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p117
The objective of the study was to determine the prenatal diagnosis, prognosis and pregnancy outcome in cases of sonographically detected fetal renal anomalies. In an audit conducted in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi; we have...
- Pre-PNL Nitrofurantoin Beneficial in Some Cases.
Dadhwal, V.; Sumana, G.; Deka, D.; Mittal, S.; Gupta, D. K. // Renal & Urology News; Feb2011, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p19
The article highlights some discoveries as a result of a randomized controlled trial concerning the benefits of having prophylaxis with nitrofuratoin (NFT) a week before percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) to help prevent urosepsis and endotoxemia in patients with larger kidney stones and...
- Inter-observer reproducibility in reporting on renal drainage in children with hydronephrosis: a large collaborative study.
Tondeur, Marianne; De Palma, Diego; Roca, Isabel; Piepsz, Amy; Ham, Hamphrey // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging; Mar2008, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p644
The goal of this study was to evaluate the inter-observer reproducibility in reporting on renal drainage obtained during 99mTc MAG3 renography in children, when already processed data are offered to the observers. Because web site facilities were used for communication, 57 observers from five...
- Spiral-CT Angiography Discriminates Megacalyces from Intermittent Hydronephrosis.
Tondeur, Marianne; De Palma, Diego; Roca, Isabel; Piepsz, Amy; Ham, Hamphrey // Kidney; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p48
Discusses the abstract of the article 'Spiral CT angiography for discriminating between megacalyces and intermittent hydronephrosis,' by L. Gabutti, M. Alerci et al, published in the 1997 issue of the 'Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation' journal.
- Considerable Washout Deterioration Mandates Surgery for Stenosis of the Ureter.
Tondeur, Marianne; De Palma, Diego; Roca, Isabel; Piepsz, Amy; Ham, Hamphrey // Kidney; Jul/Aug99, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p148
Evaluates the value of renal scintigraphy during controlled diuresis in children with hydronephrosis. Determination of the functional relevance of urinary tract obstruction in children with hydronephrosis; Proposed criteria for surgical intervention.
- Renal Disease and Failure.
Tondeur, Marianne; De Palma, Diego; Roca, Isabel; Piepsz, Amy; Ham, Hamphrey // Kidney; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p16
Presents abstracts of studies related to renal disease and failure. Renal function after shock wave lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy and combination therapy; Impact of hydronephrosis with diffuse or segmental cortical thinning on renal function; Orthoptic bladder substitution after...
- DETECTION RATE OF URETER STONES WITH US: RELATIONSHIP WITH GRADE OF HYDRONEPHROSIS.
�zden, Eriz; Karam�rsel, Tamer; G�&gcaron;�s, �&gcaron;atay; Yaman, �nder; Inal, Tansel; G�&gcaron;�s, Orhan // Journal of Ankara Medical School; Dec2002, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p183
Investigates the relation of hydronephrosis grade and the detection rate of ureteral stones with ultrasonography (US). Detection rate of ureteral stones; Sensitivity of US in obstructed collecting systems.
- Curable Hypertension with Unilateral Hydronephrosis.
Weidmann, Peter; Beretta-Piccoli, Carlo; Hirsch, David; Reubi, Francois C.; Massry, Shaul G. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Oct77, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p437
Presents a study that described peripheral plasma renin activity in patients with unilateral hydronephrosis and hypertension. Hydronephrotic and contralateral kidney renin ratios of patients; Renin-dependence of hypertension associated with unilateral hydronephrosis; Use of vein renin values in...
- Pevis/cortex ratio in pelviureteric junction obstruction.
Ansari, M. S. // Indian Journal of Urology; Oct-Dec2010, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p472
The author reflects on the use of pelvis-cortex ratio in cases of antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH). It is intended to determine whether it can be used as a marker for pelviureteric junction obstruction (PUJO). The author says that such parameters lack specificity and fail to stand the test of...
- MRI a safe choice for evaluating hydronephrosis.
Pramik, Mary Jean // Urology Times; Apr99, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p10
Focuses on the use of magnetic resonance imaging for evaluating hydronephrosis. Exposure of patients to radiation; Measurement of differential renal function.
Pramik, Mary Jean // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2407
A definition of the term "ureterohydronephrosis," which refers to the dilatation of the ureter and the pelvis of the kidney, is presented.
- The uretero-vesical jet as a functional diagnostic tool in childhood hydronephrosis.
Strehlau, J�rgen; Winkler, Peter; de la Roche, Jens // Pediatric Nephrology; 1997, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p460
Childhood hydronephrosis (HN) is accurately detected by ultrasound (US), but its functional work-up remains a domain of scintigraphy, the Whitaker-test, and clinical follow-up. We utilized color doppler US (CD-Jet) of uretero-vesical jets (UVJ) to visualize the postobstructive ureteral flow in...
- Prognostic factors in fetal hydronephrosis: a multivariate analysis.
Oliveira, Eduardo A.; Diniz, Jos� S. S.; Cabral, Ant�nio C. V.; Leite, Henrique V.; Colosimo, Enrico A.; Oliveira, Raquel B. B.; Vilasboas, Arana� S. // Pediatric Nephrology; 1999, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p859
With the increasing use of obstetric echography fetal hydronephrosis has been reported more frequently. The purpose of this study was to identify prognostic factors associated with adverse outcome, such as renal failure and death, in fetal hydronephrosis. One hundred and forty-eight children...
- Congenital urinary tract obstruction: Proceedings of the State-Of-The-Art Strategic Planning Workshop�National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, 11�12 March 2002.
Chevalier, Robert L.; Peters, Craig A. // Pediatric Nephrology; Jun2003, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p576
Reports on a workshop organized at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, by American Society of Pediatric Nephrology to define research areas of congenital urinary tract obstruction. Pathological changes induced by the disorder; Responses of the developing hydronephrotic kidney.
- Reproducible Pattern of Signal Enhancement Established in Hydronephrosis.
Wen, J.G.; Chen, Y.; Ringgaard, S. // Kidney; Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p239
Presents information on a study which evaluated the dynamic changes in relative signal intensity in normal and hydronephrotic rat kidneys after intravenous injection of gadolinium diethylene-tetramine-pentaacetic acid. Methodology; Results; Conclusion.
- F. Clinical Renal Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
Wen, J.G.; Chen, Y.; Ringgaard, S. // Kidney; May/Jun2005, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p142
Presents abstracts of several studies on clinical renal pharmacology and therapeutics. "Nephrolithiasis and Hydronephrosis in an HIV-infected Man Receiving Tenofovir," by P. Cicconi, M. Bongiovanni, S. Melzi, et al, published in the 2004 issue of "International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents";...
- Increased incidence of spontaneous malformations in pups and increased litter size from pinealectomized dams.
Kachi, Takashi; Watanabe, Seiji; Suzuki, Reiko; Tonosaki, Yoshikazu; Tanaka, Dai // Anatomical Science International; Jun2004, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p62
The aim of the present study was to clarify whether maternal pinealectomy increases: (i) the incidence of spontaneous malformations in offspring; and (ii) litter size. More than 30 female rats in each of the control groups (normal and sham-pinealectomized) and the pinealectomized group were...
- Severe Hydronephrosis in Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus.
Hongbo Yang; Naishi Li; Lingling Xu; Weibo Xia // Clinical Medicine & Research; Dec2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p170
The article looks at a case of hydronephrosis in nephrogenic diabetes insipidus. A 33-year-old woman with a family history of nephrogenic diabetes insipidis (NDI) was diagnosed with bilateral hydronephrosis, which was treated with medication and a ureteral stent. NDI is caused when the renal...
- DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE: New-onset progressive lower-leg swelling and pelvic pain.
Memon, Kashif // Cortlandt Forum; Jul2006, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p65
The article reports on a case of idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis. Manifestations include moderate bilateral hydronephrosis, medial deviation of the ureters, and soft-tissue prominence around the mid-abdominal aorta. The underlying mechanism is inflammatory fibroblast proliferation with...
- Rare upper urothelial malignancy in non-functioning nephrolithic kidney.
Wani, Bhushan; Bhole, Anil; Yeola, Meenakshi; Rathod, Vishal // Internet Journal of Urology; 2009, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p9
Although rare upper urothelial malignancies can be associated with renal stone disease or hydronephrosis  probable associated with a chronic inflammation or infection or with analgesic abuse. In our case the malignancy was detected postoperatively during histopathological examination...
Wani, Bhushan; Bhole, Anil; Yeola, Meenakshi; Rathod, Vishal // British Medical Journal; 12/23/78, Vol. 2 Issue 6154, p1736
Focuses on the hydronephrosis phenomenon. Dilatation of the renal pelvis; Use of excretion urography for diagnosis; Management of hydronephrosis; Preservation of a thin shell of renal cortex; Problem in surgical management.
- Use caution when reviewing diuretic renograms.
Morain, Claudia // Urology Times; Apr2002, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p20
Reports the decision for surgical invention in cases of asymptomatic pediatric hydronephrosis based on diuretic renogram. Comparison of diuretic renogram using DTPA with percutaneous diuresis pressure-flow in patients; Effects of renal obstruction; Association of excess outflow resistance with...
Darge, Kassa // Pediatric Radiology; Apr2007, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p414
The article presents information about several medical studies and their results. In a population-based study, high-resolution computed Tomography of the chest done on children and adults born prematurely showed abnormalities. Antenatal hydronephrosis carries a significant risk of postnatal...
- Barium and fecal impaction: An unusual case of bilateral hydronephrosis.
Claffey, Kevin B.; Patton, Mary Lou // American Surgeon; Aug1995, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p709
Presents an interesting case report of an adult female suffering from bilateral ureteral hydronephrosis secondary to fecal impaction caused by complications from residual barium. Ureteral stent placement; Manual disimpaction of the barium fecaloma; Fecal impaction as a cause for bilateral...
- RETROCAVAL URETER: TWO CASE REPORTS.
Kyei, M. Y.; Yeboah, E. D.; Klufio, G. O.; Mensah, J. E.; Gepi-Atee, S.; Zakpaa, L.; Morton, B.; Adusei, B. // Ghana Medical Journal; Dec2011, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p177
Retrocaval ureter also referred to as pre-ureteral vena cava is a rare congenital anomaly with the ureter passing posterior to the inferior vena cava. Though it is a congenital anomaly, patients do not normally present with symptoms until the 3rd and 4th decades of life from a resulting...
- Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia with Portal Hypertension: Treatment with TIPSS.
Egger, C.; Kreczy, A.; Kirchmair, R.; Waldenberger, P.; Jaschke, W.; Vogel, W. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Dec1997, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p2292
Gastric antral vascular ectasia, or "watermelon stomach," is a distinct clinical entity within the spectrum of upper gastrointestinal mucosal vascular abnormalities. The pathobiology of the disease is unclear. We here describe a case that emphasizes the importance of the "watermelon stomach" as...
- Renal Complications of Lymphoma.
Kiely, Joseph K.; Wagoner, Richard D.; Holley, Keith F. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Dec69, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p1159
Illustrates renal problems encountered by the clinician in patients with lymphoma. Hydronephrosis with retroperitoneal lymphoma; Description of a case of severe Hypertension; Hypercalcemia with azotemia.
- Giant pyohydronephrosis in a febrile haemodialysis patient.
Hsi-Hsien Chen; Der-Cherng Tarng // NDT Plus; Apr2010, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p191
The article discusses the case of a 73-year-old man who developed giant pyohydronephrosis. It notes that the patient had been receiving regular haemodialysis via arteriovenous fistula. No evidence of vegetation was seen in echocardiography. Meanwhile, a giant left hydronephoris and hydroureter...
- A patient with polyuria and hydronephrosis: question.
Jaureguiberry, Graciana; Hoff, William; Mushtaq, Imran; Desai, Divyesh; Mann, Nicholas; Kleta, Robert; Bichet, Daniel; Bockenhauer, Detlef // Pediatric Nephrology; Nov2011, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p1977
A quiz on a patient with polyuria and hydronephrosis is presented.
- Assessment and management of newborn hydronephrosis.
Riccabona, Marcus // World Journal of Urology; Jun2004, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p73
The incidence of asymptomatic hydronephrosis in newborns is high. Despite extensive clinical and scientific research much controversy still exists about the assessment and management of hydronephrosis during infancy. Postnatal management demands a detailed prenatal history. Initial workup in...
- Impact of Primary Fulguration v/s Urinary Diversion on the Renal Outcome in the Treatment of Posterior Urethral Valves.
Wakhlu, Ashish; Sinha, Shandip K.; Rawat, J. D.; Kureel, S. N.; Tandon, R. K. // Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons; Jul-Sep2007, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p185
Aim: To assess impact of primary fulguration v/s diversion on renal outcome in patients with Posterior Urethral Valve (PUV). Material and Methods: Patients with PUV admitted in Department of Pediatric Surgery, KGMU, Lucknow between January 2000 - Jan 2007, were included. They were divided into...