hydronephrosis


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hy·dro·ne·phro·sis

 (hī′drō-nə-frō′sĭs)
n. pl. hy·dro·ne·phro·ses (-sēz)
The dilation of the pelvis and calyces of one or both kidneys because of the accumulation of urine resulting from obstruction of urine outflow.

hydronephrosis

(ˌhaɪdrəʊnɪˈfrəʊsɪs)
n, pl hydronephroses
(Medicine) a swelling of a kidney due to an obstruction of urine flow in the urinary tract
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Noun1.hydronephrosis - accumulation of urine in the kidney because of an obstruction in the ureter
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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hy·dro·ne·phro·sis

n. hidronefrosis, distensión en la pelvis renal y cálices a causa de una obstrucción.

hydronephrosis

n hidronefrosis f
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Since its development in the late 1970s, diuretic renography has been a commonly used test for diagnosing suspected hydronephrosis.
The most common findings in patients with UTI or pyelonephritis are hydronephrosis, renal calculus, pyonephrosis, renal abscess, renal cystitis, changes in renal parenchyma, change/reduction in kidney size, renal scares, emphysematous pyelonephritis and changes in renal function.
Objective: To determine the effectiveness of double-J stenting for hydronephrosis during pregnancy.
This may be because a larger tumor is more likely to develop hydronephrosis by obstructing the urinary tract, and hydronephrosis could cause various levels of systemic inflammation in the human body due to poor drainage of urine, which eventually leads to poor outcomes.
An ultrasound was considered to be abnormal if there was documented presence of renal or ureteric stone and/or unilateral hydronephrosis.
The patient was diagnosed with bilateral Hydronephrosis and hydroureter which is the swelling of the kidneys when urine flow is obstructed in any of part of the urinary tract.
Professor Arnaud Wattiez, Gynaecology Consultant at Latifa Hospital said the patient was diagnosed with bilateral Hydronephrosis and hydroureter, which is the swelling of the kidneys when urine flow is obstructed in any of part of the urinary tract.
The most frequent cause of obstructive hydronephrosis in pregnancy is urinary tract calculi.
Introduction: Ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) is the most common cause of prenatal hydronephrosis and has an incidence of 1 in 1,000-1,500 newborns.
CT scans were retrospectively reviewed by a single radiologist who classified the calculus as non-obstructing, partially obstructing, or completely obstructing according to pre-determined criteria that included the degree of hydronephrosis, hydroureter, nephromegaly, and perinephric stranding present on the CT.
Keywords: Second trimester scan, postnatal hydronephrosis, pelviuretric junction obstruction, vesicouretric reflux, anteroposterior diameter.
in cases of fetal monsters (conjoined twins, hydrocephalus calves, fetal hydronephrosis and dicephallic calves etc).