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SFU – Case Presentation Session

The Society for Fetal Urology will again hold its Clinical Case Presentation Session for residents and fellows to present their most interesting or unique clinical case.


Welcome and Introduction (Dana W. Giel, MD)


SFU Cases (Moderators: Candace Granberg, MD and Sean Corbett, MD)


Panel Discussion: Perinatal Management of Spina Bifida (Moderator: Dana W. Giel, MD)


Technique, outcomes, and future of fetal closure (Charles Stevenson, MD)


Comparison of outcomes for prenatal and postnatal closures (Stephen Zderic, MD)


Ethics of prenatal counseling (Curtis Sheldon, MD)






Fetal Urology/Hydronephrosis Abstracts (Moderators: Hillary Copp, MD and Vijaya Vemulakonda, MD)


SFU1 A Novel Analysis to Establish Renal Heterogeneity and Echogenicity Norms in a Healthy Pediatric Population

Wayland J. Wu, MD1, Bradley Morganstern, MD 1,, Vinaya Vasudevan, MD 1,, Amanda Myers, B.S.2, Matthew Elmasri, B.S. 1,, Megan Murphy, B.S.2, Lane S. Palmer, MD 1,, Sleiman R. Ghorayeb, PhD2. 1,Division of Pediatric Urology, Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, USA, 2School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Ultrasound Research Laboratory, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, USA.


SFU 2 (MP) Prenatal Hydronephrosis Safe Discharge Parameters

Orchid Djahangirian, MD, FRCSC1, Antoine Khoury, MD, FRCSC2. 1Ste-Justine/University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2CHOC/University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA.


SFU 3 Pattern of Improvement of Ureteral Dilatation In Children With Megaureter: Testing The Top Down Hypothesis

Mandy Rickard, MN, NP1, Armando J. Lorenzo, MD2, Adriana Dekirmendjian, BHSc1, Natasha Brownrigg, MN, NP1, Jorge DeMaria, MD1, Deion D’Souza, BHSc3, Caraline McDiarmid, BHSc3, Luis Braga, MD1. 1McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, 2The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada, 3Clinical Urology Research Enterprise- McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada.


SFU 4 How Can We Quantify Worsening Hydronephrosis On Ultrasound?

Amr Hodhod, M.D, Moahmed El-Sherbiny, M.D, Roman Jednak, M.D, John Paul Capolicchio, MD McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada.


SFU 5 The Correlation Between Serial Ultrasound and Diuretic Renography in Children with Unilateral High-Grade Hydronephrosis

Deborah L. Jacobson, MD1, Carl C. Flink, MD2, Earl Y. Cheng, MD1, Emilie K. Johnson, MD, MPH1, Elizabeth B. Yerkes, MD1, Max Maizels, MD1, Bruce W. Lindgren, MD1, Dennis B. Liu, MD1, Ilina Rosoklija, MPH1, Edward M. Gong, MD1. 1Lurie Children’s Hospital/Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA, 2University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA.


SFU 6 Posterior Urethral Valves In Preterm And Low Birth Weight Boys: Is Valve Ablation

During Neonatal Period Safe And Effective?

Paulo R. Moscardi, MD, Rubén Blachman-Braun, MD, Angela Gupta, MD, Natalia Ballesteros, MD, Andrew Labbie, MD, Kristin Kozakowski, MD, Alireza Alam, MD, Rafael Gosalbez, MD, Miguel Castellan, MD. Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL, USA.


SFU7 (MP) Growth Retardation In Boys With Posterior Urethral Valves With And Without Renal Failure

Live Lundar, MD, Gunnar Aksnes, PHD, Ragnhild Emblem, PHD. Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.


SFU 8 Vesicoamniotic Shunting For Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction: Renal Parenchyma Area On Prenatal Ultrasound as a Predictor Of Kidney Function.

Paulo R. Moscardi, MD1, Chryso P. Katsoufis, MD 2, Marissa J. Defreitas, MD 1, Rubén Blachman-Braun, MD 1, Miguel Castellan, MD 1, Andrew Labbie, MD 1, Kristin Kozakowski, MD 1, Rafael Gosalbez, MD 1, Alireza Alam, MD 1. 1Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL, USA, 2Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, USA.


SFU 9 Anomalies Of The Genitourinary Tract In Children With 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

Jason P. Van Batavia, MD1, T. Blaine Crowley, BA1, Evanette Burrows, BS1, Elaine H. Zackai, MD1, Simone Sanna-Cherchi, MD2, Donna M. McDonald-McGinn, MS, CGC1, Thomas F. Kolon, MD1. 1The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.


SFU10 MP Histopathology of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction

Madeline J. Cancian, MD, Gyan Pareek, MD, Anthony Caldamone, MD, Liza Aguiar, MD, Hai Wang, MD, Liza Aguiar, MD, Ali Amin, MD. Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

11:27-11:55 Discussion


Announcement of Winner from Case Presentations (Kathleen Kieran, MD)


SFU Business Meeting (SFU Members Only)


September 8
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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