megaloureter

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megaloureter

[‚meg·ə·lō′yu̇r·əd·ər]
(medicine)
Abnormal enlargement of a ureter.
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isolated HN, primary non-refluxing megaureter, VUR), gender, HN grade (high/low), study design (prospective/retrospective), and methodological quality.
3) Other causes include obstructive megaureter, ureteric atresia.
1%) patients included: mild to severe hydronephrosis in all cases, one megaureter and one case suspected of nephrolithiasis.
All patients had been diagnosed as primary VUR or primary obstructive megaureter and undergone cross-trigonal intravesical reimplantation before receiving TBM.
quienes reportan uropatias significativas en el 18 % (estenosis pieloureteral 7 %, reflujo-vesicoureteral 10 % y megaureter en el 1 %) de 89 pacientes con diagnostico prenatal de hidronefrosis leve; ademas, la incidencia de infecciones del tracto urinario en esta poblacion fue de 7,8 %, mucho mayor a la reportada en la poblacion general (23).
Magnetic resonance (MR) urogram confirmed the presence of narrowing at the ureterovesical junction consistent with primary obstructive megaureter.
Se encontraron otras condiciones anatomico funcionales asociadas al RVU tales como: anillo uretral (5/41), post trasplante renal (5/41), doble sistema colector (2/41), vejiga neurogenica (2/41), megaureter (2/41), valvas de uretra posterior (1/41) y ureterocele (1/41).
Megaureter is defined as dilated ureter with or without dilatation of the renal pelvis and calyces.
Se han descrito anomalias genitourinarias en el 20% de los casos reportados como agenesia o displasia renal y megaureter, entre otras.
Ureteral and urethral abnormalities Ureteropelvic junction obstruction Ureteral duplication/bifid ureter Vesicoureteral reflux Primary megaureter Ureteral ectopia Posterior urethral valves In combination with A, B, or C III.
In children, ultrasound is useful as a screening examination to evaluate for hydro nephrosis, megaureter, and renal ectopia.