Upper Urinary Tract Dilatation in Newborns and Infants and the Postnatal Work-Up of Congenital Uro-nephropathies

  • Freddy AvniEmail author
  • Marianne Tondeur
  • Rene-Hilaire Priso
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


In many European countries, obstetric ultrasound (US) is performed routinely during normal pregnancies. This leads to the discovery of many fetal anomalies, and, among them, uro-nephropathies represent one of the largest groups amenable to neonatal management. They are now included in the so-called CAKUT [congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract] group (Renkema et al. 2011; Wiesel et al 2005; Ek et al. 2007).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Freddy Avni
    • 1
    Email author
  • Marianne Tondeur
    • 2
  • Rene-Hilaire Priso
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric RadiologyJeanne de Flandre Hospital, Lille University HospitalLilleFrance
  2. 2.Department of Radio-IsotopesCHU Saint-PierreBrusselsBelgium

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