duplex kidney

du·plex kid·ney

a kidney in which two pyelocaliceal systems are present.

duplex kidney

[do̅o̅′pleks]
a kidney that has two separate collecting systems, with either a duplex ureter or a single ureter.

du·plex kid·ney

(dū'pleks kid'nē)
A kidney in which two pelviocalyceal systems are present.
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Despite his rocky start George, now three, is living a relatively normal life and his duplex kidney has shrunk considerably - despite only having roughly 5% functionality.
Then Kimberley had Ella, who was born with a duplex kidney, with two tubes to the bladder instead of one.
Among the topics are lessons learned in the transition from laparoscopic to robotic surgery, physiological changes during minimally invasive surgery, reconstructive surgery in duplex kidney, alternative techniques of pyeloplasty in the adult population, and family perceptions and impact of new technology on decision making.
On each visit to the hospital, three-year-old George Pilkington, who was born with a duplex kidney, has been accompanied by his treasured teddy Mummick.
Management options of a ureterocele complicating a duplex kidney are diverse: conservative treatment, endoscopic incision, upper pole heminephrectomy, reimplantation of both ureters, and pyelopyelostomy.
Throughout the embryonic development, 2 ureteral buds rarely develop separately from a single mesonephric duct, giving rise to a duplex kidney with ureteral duplication.
Based on the location and radiologic appearance of the cyst, our differential diagnosis included simple renal cyst, duplex kidney and adrenal neuroblastoma.
Their incidence is at least 4 times higher in females than in males, and about 80% of patients have associated duplex kidneys.
His fiancee Sarah Biddle has duplex kidneys and doctors have say her condition may have been caused by plumes of fallout which drifted over to the UK and affected unborn babies after the 1986 disaster in Ukraine.
Duplex kidneys occur in approximately 1% of the population, but are rarely fully formed.