Technology in Search of a Patient

Aaron L. Friedman, Michael R. Harrison

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Abstract

To the Editor: As a pediatric nephrologist, I have followed with great interest the published reports by Harrison and his colleagues on the in utero treatment of hydronephrosis.1 2 3 Those of us who are involved in the care of children with renal insufficiency are all too well aware of the difficulties created by congenital urinary-tract abnormalities. A recent report suggests that patients who have had appropriate treatment of obstructive uropathy may still progress to end-stage renal disease.4 Harrison has demonstrated that there are two groups of patients with hydronephrosis in utero: one for whom no early intervention is necessary, and a.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume307
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 26 1982

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