unilateral hydronephrosis

unilateral hydronephrosis

Nephrology Distention of the pelvis and calyces of a single kidney because urine can't drain into the bladder Etiology Unilateral ureteral obstruction, vesicoureteric reflux, kidney stones. See Hydronephrosis.
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However, these 51 patients had similar bilateral and unilateral hydronephrosis rates and grade of hydronephrosis in both groups.
Severe primary congenital unilateral hydronephrosis. A review of 98 cases.
The purpose of the study was to assess the urinary excretion of alpha-GST, pi-GST, NGAL, and KIM-1 and the serum level of NGAL in children with congenital unilateral hydronephrosis secondary to UPJO.
An ultrasound was considered abnormal if there was documented presence of renal or ureteric stone and/or unilateral hydronephrosis.
Patients with mild unilateral hydronephrosis can be managed without surgical intervention and can monitor closely on medical therapy alone.7
We report a case of POUR in a female resulting in severe unilateral hydronephrosis with perinephric urinoma due to a ruptured fornix.
Because only minor changes in laboratory findings may be observed in patients with unilateral hydronephrosis, consider renal ultrasonography.
Ultrasonography showed unilateral hydronephrosis in 52 patients and bilateral in 12.
Using this criterion, contemporary studies demonstrate that only 22% of children with unilateral hydronephrosis [3] and 35% with severe bilateral hydronephrosis eventually undergo reconstruction [14].
Of the 10 fetuses with follow-up data, the option of termination was offered in 6 cases of anhydramnios, including 3 cases with signs of infravesical obstruction (a possible posterior urethral valve (PUV) and poor prognostic factors and 3 cases with unilateral hydronephrosis and increased echogenicity in the contralateral kidney.

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