Urology for Children
With offices in Voorhees, Washington Township, and Camden, NJ, and Bethlehem, Langhorne, and Willow Grove, PA, Urology for Children, LLC, is dedicated to providing children in the Philadelphia and South Jersey area with state-of-the-art treatments for urological conditions.
A Pediatric Urologist is a surgeon who can diagnose, treat, and manage children's urinary and genital problems. He or she must have had at least four years of medical school, one year of surgical internship, at least three additional years of residency training in general urology, and at least one additional year of fellowship training in pediatric urology.
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The anomalous development of the urinary tract can now be recognized in utero, thereby prompting and permitting the evaluation of congenital uropathies prior to the onset of complications or symptomatology. The widespread use of screening maternal and fetal ultrasonography (US) has understandably revolutionized the specialty of pediatric urology. In the recent past most children with congenital uropathies presented with an abdominal mass, sepsis or
What is hematuria? Hematuria is blood in the urine. This can be gross or seen by the eye. It may also be microscopic or only seen by a microscope. What are the causes? There are multiple causes of hematuria. The most common include: post strep glomerulonephritis, urinary tract infection, trauma, kidney stones, idiopathic urethrorraghia, or benign familial hematuria. Other causes include: meatal stenosis, idiopathic
The Circumcision Mystique
The Circumcision Mystique: To Cut or Not to Cut, Is That the Question? Circumcision remains the most commonly performed procedure in the United States. It has also been the subject of intense controversy in terms of opinions for and against routine newborn circumcision. In 1975 the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) amended their 1971 policy by stating “there is no absolute medical indication for