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Ultrasonography of the urinary tract in children, with special emphasis on the urinary bladder


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Title: Ultrasonography of the urinary tract in children, with special emphasis on the urinary bladder
Authors: Müller, Lennart 1959-
Issue Date: 2006
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Enheten för medicinsk genetik och klinisk genetik
Date of Defence: 2006-02-03
Disputation: Föreläsningssal 1, Drottning Silvias barn- och ungdomssjukhus, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Östra, Göteborg,
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: child
ultrasonography
bladder
detrusor
myelomeningocele
urinary tract infection
permanent renal damage
Abstract: Ultrasonography (US) is routinely used in children with urinary tract disorders. However, the bladder is usually evaluated with invasive methods, e.g. voiding cystourethrography (VCU) and cystometry. The first aim of this thesis was to develop and evaluate a non-invasive US method for assessment of the detrusor, the anatomical bladder wall structure most likely to be affected by disorders hampering bladder function. The most important issue in evaluating children with urinary tract infection (U... more
ISBN: 91-628-6741-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/16747
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