duplex kidney

du·plex kid·ney

a kidney in which two pyelocaliceal systems are present.

du·plex kid·ney

(dū'pleks kid'nē)
A kidney in which two pelviocalyceal systems are present.
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"I already suffer from endometriosis and have a duplex kidney which means I get ill quite often," added Louise, a child protection worker.
Duplex collecting system or duplex kidney anomalies can be classified into the following categories depending on the level or lack of fusion.
Although this was a duplex kidney obstruction, we demonstrated the favorable outcome of the treatment.
Duplex kidney is an entity which is one of commonest congenital urinary tract anomalies.
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.
Consultant Prasad Godbole, from Sheffield Children's Hospital, who operated on Angel, said, "Duplex kidney rarely comes to light.
These girls usually have a duplex kidney with two collecting systems.
Supernumerary kidney needs to be differentiated from the more commonly occurring duplex kidney, which is defined as having two pelvicalyceal systems that are associated with a single ureter or with double ureters.
Management options of a ureterocele complicating a duplex kidney are diverse: conservative treatment, endoscopic incision, upper pole heminephrectomy, reimplantation of both ureters, and pyelopyelostomy.[sup.9]-[sup.11] Each patient requires individualized treatment; nevertheless, upper pole removal is the preferred definitive procedure when there is clearly no function in the upper moiety.