Successful in utero endoscopic ablation of posterior urethral valves: A new dimension in fetal urology

Rubén A. Quintero, Aseem R. Shukla, Yves L. Homsy, Raviender Bukkapatnam

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Abstract

Fetal lower urinary tract obstructive uropathy, when associated with oligohydramnios, is usually associated with a poor outcome. We present a case of successful in utero endoscopic ablation of posterior urethral valves in which the infant survived the neonatal period without evidence of renal dysplasia. The role, indications, and potential benefits of this novel technique are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalUrology
Volume55
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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