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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 21-23

Role of bulb ureterogram before pyeloplasty in children


Department of Urology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India

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J M Thomas
Department of Urology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
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Ureteropelvic junction obstruction is a common cause of hydronephrosis in children for which pyeloplasty is the most acceptable surgical treatment. Complete visualization of the ureter needs additional investigations before pyeloplasty. The routine performance of bulb uretero-gram has not yielded additional findings which would have altered the planned surgical technique. Hence bulb ureterogram is advocated routinely only in failed pyeloplasties


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