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Non-neurogenic voiding dysfunction treatments (pediatric)

Non-neurogenic voiding dysfunction often occurs in children and presents with the inability to urinate normally due to a interference in the signals the bladder sends to the brain, or because of behavioral and developmental issues. Treatment consists of behavioral or motivational therapy, medication ... Continue Reading

Non-neurogenic voiding dysfunction treatments (pediatric)

Non-neurogenic voiding dysfunction often occurs in children and presents with the inability to urinate normally due to a interference in the signals the bladder sends to the brain, or because of behavioral and developmental issues. Treatment consists of behavioral or motivat ... Continue Reading

Intersex Conditions Treatment

Intersex conditions occur when a child's internal and external reproductive organs develop abnormally. Many of the symptoms of intersex conditions are physical, such as ambiguous genitalia or a mismatch between the sexual identity of the internal and external genitals. Surgery and other medical trea ... Continue Reading

Intersex Conditions Treatment

Intersex conditions occur when a child's internal and external reproductive organs develop abnormally. Many of the symptoms of intersex conditions are physical, such as ambiguous genitalia or a mismatch between the sexual identity of the internal and external genitals. Surge ... Continue Reading

Posterior Urethral Valves Treatment (Pediatric)

Posterior urethral valve (PUV) refers to an abnormality of the male urethra wherein a flap forms during fetal development that restricts the release of urine. Treatment options are available that seek to decompress the urinary tract and restore urinary function. Continue Reading

Posterior Urethral Valves Treatment (Pediatric)

Posterior urethral valve (PUV) refers to an abnormality of the male urethra wherein a flap forms during fetal development that restricts the release of urine. Treatment options are available that seek to decompress the urinary tract and restore urinary function. Continue Reading

Ectopic Ureter Treatments

Ectopic ureters usually require surgery, and surgeons have a number of approaches from which to choose. Diagnostic tests, such as an ultrasound and/or computed tomography (CT) imaging, can help a physician determine the best approach. Continue Reading

Ectopic Ureter Treatments

Ectopic ureters usually require surgery, and surgeons have a number of approaches from which to choose. Diagnostic tests, such as an ultrasound and/or computed tomography (CT) imaging, can help a physician determine the best approach. Continue Reading

Ureterocele Treatments

Ureteroceles occur when the ureter swells near the bladder and prevents or restricts urine flow. A variety of surgical approaches have been developed to fix this structural abnormality. Continue Reading

Ureterocele Treatments

Ureteroceles occur when the ureter swells near the bladder and prevents or restricts urine flow. A variety of surgical approaches have been developed to fix this structural abnormality. Continue Reading

Treating Undescended Testes

If a male infant is born with one or both testicles undescended, he has an 80 percent chance they will descend on their own. If they don't, pediatric urologists have some effective options from which to choose. Continue Reading

Treating Undescended Testes

If a male infant is born with one or both testicles undescended, he has an 80 percent chance they will descend on their own. If they don't, pediatric urologists have some effective options from which to choose. Continue Reading

Treatment for Hypospadias (Pediatric)

Hypospadias, when the opening of the urethra occurs not at the tip of the penis but somewhere along the shaft, is one of the more common male birth defects. Treatment options are almost exclusively surgical, but the procedure has a good record of success and complications are uncommon. Continue Reading

Treatment for Hypospadias (Pediatric)

Hypospadias, when the opening of the urethra occurs not at the tip of the penis but somewhere along the shaft, is one of the more common male birth defects. Treatment options are almost exclusively surgical, but the procedure has a good record of success and complications ar Continue Reading

Prune Belly Syndrome Treatment (Pediatric)

Prune belly syndrome is when a blockage along the urinary tract keeps a fetus' bladder from properly draining while in utero. It can require minimal to invasive medical treatments to correct. Continue Reading

Prune Belly Syndrome Treatment (Pediatric)

Prune belly syndrome is when a blockage along the urinary tract keeps a fetus' bladder from properly draining while in utero. It can require minimal to invasive medical treatments to correct. Continue Reading

Exstrophy Treatments

Exstrophy is a disorder that affects the normal development of the bladder, urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder), and sometimes the intestines. The only treatment available for exstrophy is surgery. Continue Reading

Exstrophy Treatments

Exstrophy is a disorder that affects the normal development of the bladder, urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder), and sometimes the intestines. The only treatment available for exstrophy is surgery. Continue Reading

Cystic Kidney Disease Treatments

Cystic kidney disease refers to a group of disorders that cause cysts to form in one or both kidneys and can severely impair kidney function. Treatment largely focuses on addressing symptoms (pain, high blood pressure, edema) and performing dialysis, but often involves a kidney transplant. Continue Reading

Cystic Kidney Disease Treatments

Cystic kidney disease refers to a group of disorders that cause cysts to form in one or both kidneys and can severely impair kidney function. Treatment largely focuses on addressing symptoms (pain, high blood pressure, edema) and performing dialysis, but often involves a kid Continue Reading

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