Diagnostic difficulties in children with coexisting pelvi-ureteric and vesico-ureteric junction obstruction

CAY A., Imamoglu M., Bahat E., Sarihan H.

BJU INTERNATIONAL, vol.98, no.1, pp.177-182, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 98 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1464-410x.2006.06187.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.177-182
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


OBJECTIVE To assess the diagnosis of children with coexisting pelvi-ureteric junction (PUJ) and vesico-ureteric junction (VUJ) obstruction, and the management of such patients, as having these two anomalies in the same ureter creates serious diagnostic difficulties, but any delay in diagnosis might cause a deterioration of renal function and affect the success of surgery to correct either anomaly.