Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Advances in Urology
Volume 2009, Article ID 960490, 4 pages
Research Article

Correlation of Hydronephrosis Index to Society of Fetal Urology Hydronephrosis Scale

1Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
2Department of Surgery, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA
3Section of Urology, Sutter Memorial Hospital, Sacramento, CA, 95819, USA
4Pediatric Urology Medical Group, Inc., Santa Monica, CA, 90403, USA
5Department of Pediatric Urology, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA

Received 29 June 2008; Revised 3 November 2008; Accepted 16 December 2008

Academic Editor: Paddy Dewan

Copyright © 2009 Krishnan Venkatesan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. Mandell, B. R. Blyth, C. A. Peters, A. B. Retik, J. A. Estroff, and B. R. Benacerraf, “Structural genitourinary defects detected in utero,” Radiology, vol. 178, no. 1, pp. 193–196, 1991. View at Google Scholar
  2. S. K. Fernbach, M. Maizels, and J. J. Conway, “Ultrasound grading of hydronephrosis: introduction to the system used by the Society for Fetal Urology,” Pediatric Radiology, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 478–480, 1993. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. A. Onen, “An alternative grading system to refine the criteria for severity of hydronephrosis and optimal treatment guidelines in neonates with primary UPJ-type hydronephrosis,” Journal of Pediatric Urology, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 200–205, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. L. V. Rodríguez, J. Lock, W. A. Kennedy, and L. M. Dairiki Shortliffe, “Evaluation of sonographic renal parenchymal area in the management of hydronephrosis,” The Journal of Urology, vol. 165, no. 2, pp. 548–551, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. R. Imaji and P. A. Dewan, “Calyx to parenchyma ratio in pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction,” BJU International, vol. 89, no. 1, pp. 73–77, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. S. R. Shapiro, E. F. Wahl, M. J. Silberstein, and G. Steinhardt, “Hydronephrosis index: a new method to track patients with hydronephrosis quantitatively,” Urology, vol. 72, no. 3, pp. 536–538, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. J. M. Belarmino and B. A. Kogan, “Management of neonatal hydronephrosis,” Early Human Development, vol. 82, no. 1, pp. 9–14, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. E. F. Wahl, S. E. Lerman, T. T. Lahdes-Vasama, and B. M. Churchill, “Measurement of bladder compliance can be standardized by a dimensionless number: clinical perspective,” BJU International, vol. 94, no. 6, pp. 898–900, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  9. J. Chacko, H. A. P. Boucat, and P. A. Dewan, “Improved drainage following early pyeloplasty for pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction,” Asian Journal of Surgery, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 256–259, 1997. View at Google Scholar
  10. R. L. Chevalier, R. A. Gomez, and C. E. Jones, “Developmental determinants of recovery after relief of partial ureteral obstruction,” Kidney International, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 775–781, 1988. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar