This site is intended for healthcare professionals

2437 pages added, reviewed or updated during the last month (last updated: 22/4/2021)

2437 pages added, reviewed or updated during the last month (last updated: 22/4/2021)


Medical search

management

FREE subscriptions for doctors and students... click here
You have 3 more open access pages.

Management depends on:

  • the patient's symptoms
  • the need to conserve renal tissue, for example in patients who have only one functioning kidney, which has become hydronephrotic
  • the severity of the hydronephrosis

Treatment options include:

  • restoration of patency using a double J stent
  • percutaneous nephrostomy
  • reconstructive ureteric surgery

Last reviewed 01/2018

Links: