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any pathology of the urinary tract

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These conditions are that the ultrasound shows hydronephrosis, scarring, or suggestion of high-grade VUR or uropathy. Also obtain a VCUG if a febrile UTI recurs.
In order to understand obstructive uropathy, one must first understand the concept of hydronephrosis and its relationship to obstruction as well as have an understanding of secondary versus primary vesicoureteral reflux.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential value of fetal urine cystatin C in predicting postnatal serum creatinine at 1 year in children with a prenatal diagnosis of bilateral obstructive uropathy.
% Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)- Stage V 103 87.3% CKD- Stage IV 4 3.38% Obstructive Uropathy 3 2.54% CKD- Stage III 2 1.69% Wegener's Granulomatosis 2 1.69% Polycystic Kidney Disease 2 1.69% Post Renal Transplant Kidney Failure 2 1.69% Total 118 100% Table 3.
Conclusion: Candida is an important cause of UTIs and obstructive uropathy is a major predisposing factor.
Obstructive uropathy associated with congenital anomalies of the urinary tract accounts for 30-50% of all end stage renal disease (ESRD) cases in children (Huang, Palmer, Hom, Valderrama, & Trachtman, 2000).
In cases of obstructive uropathy, physicians typically opt for percutaneous nephrostomy tube placement in order to normalize creatinine levels prior to surgical correction.
Thus, uric acid crystals readily precipitate when concentrated in the renal circulation, leading to renal tubule obstruction and obstructive uropathy, with compromised glomerular filtration and reduced urine output.
Patients who have secondary pseudohypoaldosteronism (PHA) in addition to hyponatraemia, hyperpotassaemia and high serum aldosterone levels for the age were included in this retrospective study.Among eight patients, seven patients were diagnosed with PHA secondary to obstructive uropathy (OUP), whereas one patient had PHA secondary to ileostomy.
Obstructive uropathy led to the development of AKI in 27% of diabetic patients, of which 21% was due to renal stone.
Urinothorax is an uncommon thoracic complication of the urinary tract; it corresponds to accumulation of urine in the pleural cavity which in particular occurs secondary to urinary trauma, obstructive uropathy, and abdominal surgery [1].
Early diagnosis and treatment of obstructive uropathy might prevent or delay chronic renal damage and the risk of future renal replacement therapy.
Even though I must confess that I don't have any experience with 'Urine Therapy' I am aware that for thousands of years, several cultures have used the therapy, also known as uropathy or urotherapy, for all manners of disease and injury.