Pediatric Urology

Latest in Pediatric Urology

Fluoroscopic images showing bladder trabeculation (left) and vesicoureteral reflux (right) in patients with spina bifida.

Botox or AC for Children with Spina Bifida?

Botox use is on the rise, but study on decision factors reinforce important personal aspects of bladder management decisions.

How Bacteria Battles Acidity to Cause UTIs

A novel mechanism of acid resistance expands E. coli’s defenses and may guide researchers toward better treatment for a common infection.
Close-up portrait of beautiful disabled girl in the arms of his mother having fun in fountain of public park at sunny summer day. Child cerebral palsy. Inclusion.

Comprehensive, Early Intervention for Cerebral Palsy

Clinicians from multiple specialties coalesce to identify and provide interventions for a heterogeneous population of affected children.
Urine labs

Oxygen Pathway a Potential New Target in Bladder Injury

New discoveries about the HIF-PHD axis may aid efforts to prevent or treat inflammatory bladder injury.
Robotic surgery suite at VUMC

Robotics in Small Spaces: A Pediatric Surgery Milestone

Case study of fistula repair demonstrates robotics feasibility in small children.
Child in wheelchair

Self-Catheterization Guidance Prepares Families for Important Milestone

Occupational therapists play a critical role in improved toileting independence in pediatric patients with neurogenic bladder.
Young man in pain

Treatment Delays Costly to Teens with Testicular Torsion

ED and Urology adherence to TWIST score promotes a quicker path to surgery and better outcomes.
Mom and child in bathroom

Incontinence Relief for Kids via Sacral Neuromodulation

A pioneer in pediatric SNM shares best practices and outcomes to date for this ‘life changing’ procedure.

Urinary Microbiome Studies May Improve Pediatric UTI Treatment

Study in infants identifies key species among abundant population.