Early intervention in a newborn with primary obstructive megaureter


Arzu Akdag, Elif Ozalkaya, Hakan Erdogan, Ayse Oren, Mete Kaya

In children, any ureter greater than 7 mm in diameter is considered a megaureter based on measurements in fetuses greater than 30 weeks gestation and children <12 years. Primary megaureter (POM) is a result of a functional or anatomical abnormality involving the uretero-vesical junction. Although the endoscopic and surgical techniques to manage POM are successful, we thought that early intervention may cause to undesirable results.


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