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What is the definition of Posterior Urethral Valves?
A rare, congenital, fetal lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) anomaly characterized by an abnormal congenital obstructing membrane or leaflets that are located within the posterior urethra associated with significant obstruction of the male bladder restricting normal bladder emptying.
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  • Posterior urethral valves
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What are the latest Posterior Urethral Valves Clinical Trials?
Validation of the Standardized Prenatal Clinical Management of Fetuses With Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO)

Summary: The investigators propose a standardized prenatal management, based on the scientific evidence published in the literature, to manage prenatally fetuses with lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO). The present study is a prospective registry that will evaluate and validate this standardized prenatal management for LUTO.

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Concomitant Renal and Urinary Bladder Allograft Transplantation

Summary: The purpose of this study is to establish if concomitant renal and vascularized urinary bladder allograft transplantation is feasible.

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

What are the Latest Advances for Posterior Urethral Valves?
Role of progressive urethral dilation and primary valve ablation in the long-term renal outcomes of small, preterm infants with posterior urethral valve.
Spontaneous bladder rupture secondary to posterior urethral valves in a boy with Down syndrome.
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