The differential diagnosis of ANH, in order of likelihood, includes transient primary hydronephrosis, uretero-pelvic junction obstruction
(UPJO), vesicoureteric reflux (VUR), uretero-vesical junction obstruction (UVJO) or primary non-obstructive megaureter, ureterocele, ectopic ureter and causes of megacystis.
Marberger, "Comparison of open versus laparoscopic pyeloplasty techniques in treatment of uretero-pelvic junction obstruction
," European Urology, vol.
ABSTRACT Objective: To report our experience with open dismembered pyeloplasty for uretero-pelvic junction obstruction.Methods: Retrospective study was conducted in the Department of Urology Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre Karachi for a period of five and half years from May 2006 to December 2011.
KEY WORDS: Uretero-pelvic Junction Obstruction Open Pyeloplasty IVU DTPA.
The surgical management of uretero-pelvic junction obstruction has undergone revolutionary changes over the past few years.
All patients presenting to our institution with uretero-pelvic junction obstruction after May2006 are entered into a database.
No doubt greater than 90% success rate have been observed with gold standard surgical approaches whether it be open or laparoscopic pyeloplasty for uretero-pelvic junction obstruction.12 Traditional transanastomotic stenting also acting as a nephrostomy tube drainage of the kidney has been replaced by doublej-stenting of the uretero pelvic junction.13 Although non stented pyeloplasty has been used in paediatric patients with similar results to stented pyeloplasty.14 In third world countries like Pakistan laparoscopicaly is not yet performed frequently.
Spinal cord simulation for the treatment of chronic renal pain secondary to uretero-pelvic junction obstruction
. Pain Physician 2011; 14:55-59.
Ashok Hemal, a urologic surgeon from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, compared laparoscopic and robot-assisted surgery for curing uretero-pelvic junction obstruction