urethral valves

u·re·thral valves

folds in the urethral mucous membrane.
See also: anterior urethral valve, posterior urethral valves.
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Follow-up of patients with posterior urethral valves
Many patients with medical conditions that require CIC (for example, prune belly syndrome, posterior urethral valves, multiple sclerosis, atonic bladder, and urethral stricture) have urethral sensation and complain of discomfort when catheterizing.
[1] Posterior urethral valves are one of most common cause of lower urinary tract obstruction in new born males.
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.
The most commonly diagnosed CAKUT include a multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK), vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) and obstructive uropathy due to posterior urethral valves (PUV) or pelvoureteric junction obstruction (PUJO).
And a selection of electrodes in 11 Fr and 13 Fr are ideal for a variety of procedures, including the treatment of posterior urethral valves, tumor resections, and suture incisions.
This is in sharp contrast to the bladder of a patient with posterior urethral valves, which is usually markedly trabeculated (10).
Posterior urethral valves (PUV) are now most frequently suspected by antenatal ultrasound.
Prune belly occurs predominantly in males, is commonly due to posterior urethral valves and has a low recurrence risk.
The commonest etiologies of CKD were nephrolithiasis and posterior urethral valves (19.6% each), followed by reflux nephropathy (15.2%) and glomerulopathies (10.9%).
Posterior urethral valves and Others: Urethral atresia, Urogenital sinus, Prune belly syndrome, tumour etc.
1 Hydronephrosis is estimated to affect 14.5% of all pregnancies, albeit its significance and optimal management remains controversial.2 A wide range of disorders can account for hydronephrosis in children, such as ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO), vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), posterior urethral valves (PUV) and other pathologies.