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Does the test report indicate any kidney complication? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Dec-2013
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:You can type medical query here
User:Hi Doc
User:I am XXXXXXX .
User:How are you?
User:Can I talk to Dr. I have been discussing with her for the last one week on my son's medical condition
Doctor:Ok had left for the day
Doctor:I suggest you to talk to her tomorrow morning after 10AM
User:oh ok. no problem. I have son's scan report that she had requested for.
Doctor:You can send to YYYY@YYYY with sub: ATTN DR
Doctor:and she will be able to view it
User:you know how curious I will be
User:I have it now would you be able to look at it and give your opinion
User:this is his kidney function scan
Doctor:Send it to YYYY@YYYY with sub ATTN Dr
Doctor:If you have specific question you can post to specialist as well 'Ask A Specialist' feature
Doctor:and you will get answer from one
User:sent it
User:yes, i have just sent it
Doctor:I guess you have to wait for some more tiem
User:ok i will wait
User:no problem
Doctor:Let us discuss about the problem before I receive it
Doctor:What happened to your son and why was the scan done
User:last week my son had fever and vomiting
User:he was hospitaized
User:we took a regular scan and they said that some complications in his kidney
User:they said it was hydronephrosis and PUJ narrowing
User:there was a little swelling in the left kidney , so the doctor said that he has to undergo a functional scan
User:DTPA renogram scan was done on Monday
Doctor:Whom did you show
User:a hospital in my hometown (TN)
User:we took the scan in Trivandrum
User:and just got the report
Doctor:It says there is an obstruction at the Pelvi ureteral junction
Doctor:and there is gross swelling above it because of non drainage of urine
Doctor:this also lead to mild kidney dysfunction
User:Should i be worried about this? and how can this be treated?
Doctor:The most common reason of this obstruction in older children is kinking of the junction
Doctor:The pipe might kink
Doctor:and leads to temporary obstruction
Doctor:Generally if it is mild dysfunction Pediatric Nephrologist would prefer to wait with follow up scans
Doctor:If the renal function deteriorates
Doctor:further they would put a tube so that the urine
Doctor:is passed and the kidney function recovers
Doctor:I think this is the approach that is taken up by doctors
Doctor:Did you understand what I said?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Did you read?
Doctor:If your doctors ask for surgery I think you should go for it
User:i am really worried
Doctor:I am not sure how it happens in Older children the common reasons
Doctor:Please post your query with the reports to 'Ask A Specialist'
Doctor:There is no need to worry because there is effective treatment
Doctor:for this problem
User:Thanks a lot
User:what kind of surgery
Doctor:Pyeloplasty is the name of the procedure done by Urologist
Doctor:I am not sure if they do or not
User:Is it an open surgery?
Doctor:Yeah, since I am not a Urologist I have no further details
Doctor:about this condition
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me.
User:Thanks Doc.
User:That's it from me.
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