In years past, complex urologic malformations and severe dysfunctions of the lower urinary tract were managed with urinary diversion. Over the past two decades, reconstruction of previously diverted patients has been made possible by newer surgical techniques and treatment modalities. The natural progression to primary reconstruction of the severely dysfunctional lower urinary tract, thus avoiding the need for diversion or undiversion.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health