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J Urol. 1988 Nov;140(5 Pt 2):1123-8.

Urological complications in pediatric renal transplantation: management and prevention.

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  • 1Division of Urology, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois.

Abstract

From 1973 through 1986, 166 consecutive renal transplants were performed in 143 patients. Urological complications included ureteral leakage/obstruction/necrosis, urinary tract infection, pyelonephritis, pelvic lymphocele, pelvic abscess, pelvic hematoma, infected hydrocele, bladder calculus, labial edema, renal artery/segmental stenosis, hydronephrosis, urinary incontinence, renal allograft malrotation and kidney rupture. Management options and preventive measures to avoid some of these dilemmas are highlighted.

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