urethral valve

urethral valve

n.
Any of various folds in the mucous membrane of the urethra.
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The etiology of hydroureteronephrosis was a neurogenic bladder secondary to meningomyelocele in five patients, a posterior urethral valve in four patients.
When the group with increased bladder wall thickness an unstable detrusor contractions on urodynamic examination was evaluated according to causes, an anatomical cause was found in five patients including posterior urethral valve or anterior urethral stricture.
His medical history was remarkable for bilateral cystic-dysplastic kidneys, a congenital urethral valve (surgery in October 2006), terminal kidney insufficiency and peritoneal dialysis since 2006, renal anemia, hyperparathyroidism, hyperphosphatemia, microcephalus, and failure to thrive.
Andrea was 15 weeks pregnant when Ben was diagnosed with posterior urethral valve, or PUV, which affects about one in 8,000 people.
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.
Children with both non-neuropathic at-risk bladder secondary to posterior urethral valve (PUV) and non-neuropathic bladder sphincter dysfunction (NNBSD) are a challenge to manage.
For instance, posterior urethral valve and non-neuropathic bladder sphincter dysfunction patients may be managed with double voiding.
UF was done for the following clinical entities: VD in 215 (41%), post-hypospadias repair in 136 (26%), meatal stenosis (MS) in 21 (4%), nocturnal enuresis in 42 (8%), posterior urethral valves (PUV) in 26 (5%) and vesicourethral reflux (VUR) in 84 (16%) (Fig.
Additionally, the team also treats complex congenital anomalies of the urinary tract, including obstructive uropathy, posterior urethral valves, reflux nephropathy and spina bifida.
The most commonly diagnosed CAKUT include a multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK), vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR) and obstructive uropathy due to posterior urethral valves (PUV) or pelvoureteric junction obstruction (PUJO).
Posterior urethral valves, pressure pop-offs and bladder function.