Chapter 9. Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction

  1. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor2,
  2. Prasad P. Godbole FRCS, FRCS, (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist3 and
  3. Martin A. Koyle MD, FAAP, FACS Professor of Urology Pediatrics Chief4,5
  1. Jenny Yiee MD1 and
  2. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch9

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

How to Cite

Yiee, J. and Wilcox, D. T. (2009) Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction, in Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management (eds D. T. Wilcox, P. P. Godbole and M. A. Koyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Pediatric Urology, Rose Mary Haggar Professorship in Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 3

    Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

  3. 4

    University of Washington, USA

  4. 5

    Division of Urology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Pediatric Urology, Rose Mary Haggar Professorship in Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162685

Online ISBN: 9781444304183

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Keywords:

  • ureteropelvic junction obstruction;
  • surgical techniques – Heineke–Mikulicz surgical technique, Fenger technique, Anderson–Hynes dismembered pyeloplasty;
  • initial management;
  • definitive management;
  • managing complications –ultimate goals – to preserve renal function and to prevent repeat surgery;
  • Anatomic factors – scar tissue, a redundant pelvis, and crossing vessels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Surgical techniques

  • Outcomes

  • Outcomes by preoperative criteria

  • Outcomes by presentation

  • Outcomes by age

  • Outcomes by delayed repair

  • Outcomes by surgical technique

  • Complications

  • Complications by use of drains

  • Managing complications

  • Initial management

  • Definitive management

  • Conclusion

  • References