October 29th 2012
Join Urology Times and Contemporary Pediatrics for a discussion about controversies over circumcision and its implications.
March 1st 2012
Relatives of vesicoureteral reflux patients at risk for related morbidityMarch 1st 2012
Radiologically proven VUR was present in 11 mothers and seven fathers as well as in 36 second-degree relatives (aunts, uncles, grandparents) and 73 third-degree relatives (65 first cousins and eight great-aunts, -uncles or -grandparents) of 259 VUR patients in an Irish study.
Vesicoureteral reflux in young patients: Early detection, treatment keyMarch 1st 2012
Results of a retrospective study investigating risk factors for the development of renal parenchymal damage in young children with primary high-grade vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) underscore the importance of early detection and treatment to prevent renal damage or its progression from ongoing VUR.
Use of dextranomer/hyaluronic acid copolymer (Deflux) for vesicoureteral reflux rising; long-term results varyMarch 1st 2012
Use of Dx/HA (Deflux) for the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in children increased rapidly after it gained FDA approval. Despite high rates of utilization and positive early findings, more recent reports are raising questions about long-term outcomes and prompting further research.
Post-treatment downgrading of vesicoureteral reflux beneficial in high-grade casesMarch 1st 2012
Downgrading of high-grade vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) after endoscopic treatment performed because of breakthrough urinary tract infections results in cessation of febrile UTIs and, often, spontaneous VUR resolution as well.
Study: Hydrodistention-implantation technique more effective than subureteric transurethral injection in treating vesicoureteral refluxApril 1st 2011
New data confirm earlier findings that hydrodistention-implantation technique is more effective than subureteric transurethral injection of dextranomer/hyaluronic acid for the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux in children.
Pediatric genitourinary trauma: The new, the uncommon, and the controversialMarch 1st 2011
For practicing urologists, triaging genitourinary care for children can be more difficult than it is for adults, but it doesn't have to be. Clear and concise GU diagnosis and treatment should help maximize overall care.
Analgesic spray offers clinical benefits in pediatric patients, cost efficiencyMarch 1st 2010
An analgesic spray was used in 60 children scheduled to undergo lysis of glanular adhesions, lysis of labial adhesions, or excision of glanular skin bridges, and worked about 30 minutes faster than analgesic cream.