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Case report: azotemia secondary to bilateral ureteral kinking from ureteral stents placed at the time of bladder exstrophy closure
Division of Pediatric Urology, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Jun  2005 (Vol.  12, Issue  3, Pages( 2724 - 2725)


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  • We report the case of a neonate who underwent bladder exstrophy repair on the second day of life. Bilateral ureteral stents were placed intra-operatively. Postoperatively azotemia developed secondary to kinking of the proximal ureter bilaterally. Issues in diagnosis and management are discussed.