Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty in Adults – Mid-Term Results in 32 Laparoscopic Pyeloplasties during 2003–2008

Authors: L. Šafařík;  K. Novák;  M. Pešl;  K. Fógel;  J. Sedláček;  P. Macek;  J. Dvořáček
Authors‘ workplace: Urologická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN Praha, přednosta: prof. MUDr. J. Dvořáček, DrSc.
Published in: Rozhl. Chir., 2009, roč. 88, č. 3, s. 142-146.
Category: Monothematic special - Original


Pyeloureteric iunction obstruction is the most common inborn error of the upper urinary pathways. In the time of routine prenatal ultrasound examination, this disease is discovered in the child’s age, when it is treated most frequently. Publication summarizes the results of modern laparoscopic management in the adults, who had not been diagnosed previously and symptoms occurred many years after their birthdate. The surgical treatment has been changed in the approach, but not the goal of desobtruction. The results in the adults are influenced not only by the operation technique, but also by the length of time the obstruction lasted and by the number and severity of the inflammatory changes.

Key words:
pyeloplasty – laparoscopy – urology


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