pediatric urology

Pediatrics: Less than half of undervirilized males receive molecular DxThe finding that the glans is a significant variable in hypospadias complications and an evaluation of external pelvic fixation alone without osteotomy at time of newborn bladder exstrophy closure were among the noteworthy studies in pediatric urology at AUA 2017.
[Quiz]: Baby born with atypical genitalia, XY karyotypeA 3-month old baby born with atypical genitalia has an XY karyotype. The baby undergoes diagnostic laparoscopy. The baby is doing clinically well without medication.
Quiz: Pediatric recurrent UTIs, abdomen painA 5-year-old girl is evaluated for recurrent urinary tract infections and lower abdomen pain. A kidney, ureter, and bladder x-ray and computed tomography are obtained.
Asthma and kidney stones linked in childrenChildren with asthma are 4 times more likely to have kidney stones than those without asthma, and vice versa, according to a study published online in the medical journal PLoS One.
Urolithiasis in children
Urolithiasis in childrenUrolithiasis occurrence is increasing in both adults and children in the United States, with nearly 1 in 11 adults having a stone at some time in their life. Unfortunately, stone occurrence in children also appears to have increased from 1% to 2% in the 1950s to 1970s to almost 10%.
Antibiotics, UTI, and VURThe diagnosis and treatment of reflux in children with a history of urinary tract infections (UTIs) keeps evolving—it's hardly a settled issue. Regarding antibiotic prophylaxis in these children, said Saul P. Greenfield, MD, FAAP, FACS, the Randomized Intervention for Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux (RIVUR) trial reveals that it may be better to overtreat than undertreat.
Pediatric urolithiasis: Update and practical pointers
Pediatric urolithiasis: Update and practical pointersThis article provides an update on the risk factors for stone disease and its presentation in children, and offers practical tips on its evaluation, treatment, and prevention.
Who faces poor urologic surgery outcomes?A new report reveals that black children, and children undergoing more invasive bladder and urinary diversions, undergo more complications after surgery than their peers.
VUR: What goes into parents’ treatment choicesResearchers looking to create a shared decision-making tool identify 13 major themes when interviewing parents of children with VUR.
AUA 2016: Experts offer guidance on the meetingTo guide you through the 2016 AUA annual meeting and help maximize your time, Urology Times’ editorial board has reviewed the program to identify the key trends and noteworthy research at this year’s meeting.