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

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

BJU INTERNATIONAL, cilt.98, ss.177-182, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


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.