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Long Term Outcomes in Pediatric Urology

  • Joel Cazares
  • Atsuyuki Yamataka
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Abstract

Pediatric urology has evolved in the last decades as an independent specialty from pediatric surgery covering several congenital and acquired diseases and interacts with other pediatric specialties for an early diagnosis and adequate treatment. However, in many places from all over the world, pediatric urology remains under performance by pediatric surgeons. Prenatal diagnosis has become a reality in urological pathologies and some procedures can be performed as early as fetal surgery or immediately after birth.

The long-term outcomes in the most common urological problems are presented and we look forward for new therapies and robotics in the pediatric population for the next years.

Keywords

Newborn surgery Paediatric urology Long term outcomes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric General and Urogenital SurgeryJuntendo University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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