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Title: Sonographic screening for renal tract anomalies associated with congenital heart disease
Authors: Murugasu, B. 
Yip, W.C.L.
Tay, J.S.H. 
Kit-Yee, C. 
Hui-Kim, Y. 
Hock-Boon, W. 
Keywords: Congenital heart disease
Renal tract abnormalities
Issue Date: 1990
Citation: Murugasu, B., Yip, W.C.L., Tay, J.S.H., Kit-Yee, C., Hui-Kim, Y., Hock-Boon, W. (1990). Sonographic screening for renal tract anomalies associated with congenital heart disease. Journal of Clinical Ultrasound 18 (2) : 79-83. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The incidence of structural renal tract abnormalities in 109 children with documented congenital heart disease (CHD) was studied using real-time sonography. In these children, 11.9% had associated urologic anomalies, which included hydronephrosis, duplication, ectopia, agenesis, and dysplasia of kidneys. Children with associated extracardiac anomalies had a significantly higher indicence of renal tract anomalies (39.1%) compared to those with isolated CHD (4.7%). Therefore, sonographic screening of the renal tract should be performed routinely in patients with CHD, especially in those with multiple congenital defects.
Source Title: Journal of Clinical Ultrasound
ISSN: 00912751
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