• Successful laparoscopic nephrectomy in an infant with left-sided end-stage hydronephrosis

Successful laparoscopic nephrectomy in an infant with left-sided end-stage hydronephrosis

PERINATOLOGIYA I PEDIATRIYA. 2017.2(70):150-152; doi 10.15574/PP.2017.70.150

Sliepov O. K., Ponomarenko M. V., Kotsovskyі V. V., Markevych O. V., Shypot O. G.
SI «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Gynecology of NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv

A clinical case of successful treatment of an infant with congenital defect of the urinary system – hydronephrosis of the left kidney, III grade, complicated with secondary chronic pyelonephritis, is presented in the article. The identification of a disease was made by means of ultrasonography of the retroperitoneal space, excretory urography, renal scintigraphy, and computed tomography. A surgical treatment was provided, namely laparoscopic nephrectomy. Result of surgical correction is positive.

Key words: congenital malformation of kidney, hydronephrosis, laparoscopic correction, infant.

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