Fetal hydronephrosis: is there hope for consensus?

Pediatr Radiol. 2004 Jul;34(7):519-29. doi: 10.1007/s00247-004-1185-9. Epub 2004 Apr 24.


This review article aims at summarizing the data regarding fetal and neonatal hydronephrosis, at correlating controversial data with the differences in the practice of obstetrical sonography from one country to another, and finally, at presenting our own criteria for fetal renal collecting system dilatation along with our own guidelines of postnatal investigation.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Fetal Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Humans
  • Hydronephrosis / diagnostic imaging*
  • Pregnancy
  • Ultrasonography, Prenatal*
  • Urinary Tract / embryology