In an Israeli study, individuals who had any type of kidney disease as children had a 4-fold increased risk of end-stage renal disease in adulthood.
New analysis finds that female sex and non-dilating vesicoureteral reflux are independently associated with an increased risk of bladder and bowel dysfunction.
Cleveland Clinic study found a 4-fold greater prevalence of nephrolithiasis among children with asthma compared with the general pediatric population.
The researchers reaffirmed the 2011 UTI clinical practice guideline on infants and young children and reiterated the seven key action statements.
Increased 30-day morbidity for black race, bladder and urinary diversion operations.
Could lead to greater reliance on much more costly intravenous medications.
Patients' median bladder capacity improved from 150 to 200 mL and continence improved in nearly 90% of patients.
Researchers also report growing number of cases among women and children.
The cephalosporin antibiotic proved more effective than trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and amoxicillin.
Survivors of childhood cancer, especially those with abdominopelvic tumors, have higher long-term risk.
Use of ultrasound tied to delays in surgical management, unnecessary expenditures.
In the U.S., Virginia and Washington, D.C., are the only jurisdictions that require HPV vaccination.
Risk of postoperative complications increased for pediatric patients at non-high volume hospitals.
Flexible ureteroscopy achieved a stone-free rate nearly twice as high as that achieved with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.
Children with horsehoe kidney might be examined for additional urologic and nonurologic abnormalities, researchers suggest.
Shorter anogenital distance has been linked to infertility and low sperm count
Vancouver Symptom Score linked to bullying victimization and perpetrator scores
Findings add evidence to support the American Academy of Pediatrics' infant circumcision policy.
It is poor at detecting vesicoureteral reflux in children who have had a febrile urinary tract infection.
From 1998-2010, the rate rose from 1.1% to 11.6%, study reveals.
Researcher calculates that 43,200 such injuries occurred in the U.S. from 2002-2010.
Total weeks of self-reported UTI in children with spina bifida were similar with hydrophilic single-use and multi-use PVC catheters.
In a study, it accounted for 2.7% of AKI cases.
In pediatric renal stone cases for which either shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) or ureteroscopy would be appropriate, which approach do you prefer?May 04, 2012
Researchers recently published a study showing that the proportion of pediatric kidney stone cases treated with ureteroscopy has increased significantly relative to the use of SWL.
Community-acquired urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children caused by enterococcal bacteria are associated with a high rate of underlying urinary abnormalities, a study found.
A Texas pediatric urologist has developed a new procedure that helps eliminate scarring following nephrectomy.
Pediatric ureteroscopy is safe and effective for treating all upper ureter calculi, but complete stone clearance after a single ureteroscopy is more effective if the calculi is single, under 10 mm in diameter, and below the level of pelviureteral junction (PUJ), according to a study.
The number of children with urolithiasis seen across 42 U.S. pediatric hospitals rose from 125 in 1999 to 1,398 in 2008, according to a recent analysis of data from the Pediatric Health Information System (J Urol. 2010;184:1100-1105).
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