Pediatric Urology Resources for Healthcare Professionals
At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to helping all healthcare professionals improve the quality of life for children with urologic conditions. Get the latest in pediatric urology information to better your practice and learn about innovation within our various programs.
These referral guidelines provide useful information to assist referring physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients. Use these to help determine the best approach to the treatment of your patients, or to help determine when to refer to a specialist.
Urology referral guidelines (.pdf)
Research articles and summaries
Adrian Francisco had his first kidney transplant at age 4, but complications left him back on dialysis and highly sensitized to future transplant. Ten years later, a process called desensitization was his only option.
Charting Pediatrics is a weekly podcast for pediatric healthcare providers. In this series, specialists from Children’s Hospital Colorado examine the latest treatments for the most common complaints in pediatric medicine. Listen and subscribe on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play.
Acute Scrotum Pain Management
In this episode, Duncan Wilcox, MD, talks about acute scrotum management, including the most common indications of acute scrotum and how to differentiate an incarcerated hernia and a hydroceles scrotal trauma.
Nocturnal Enuresis and Bedwetting
In this episode, we discuss the management of and treatments for nocturnal enuresis, nighttime bedwetting, with pediatric urology nurse practitioner, Marguerite Korber, NP, who runs many of the enuresis clinics at Children's Colorado.
Postoperative care pathways for radical nephrectomy recovery
Early recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols in children undergoing urologic reconstruction surgery have been shown to reduce length of hospital stay and decrease complication rates. Our researchers lead a pediatric urology surgery study to explore the factors associated with a shorter postoperative stay.
October 13, 2018
Age-specific baseline and longitudinal measures of readily available clinical measures predict progression to ESRD in children with mild-to-moderate CKD from OU.
International Urology and Nephrology
May 21, 2018
Patients with neurogenic bladder, prior positive urine culture, constipation, female gender and urolithiasis were at increased risk for positive intraoperative urine culture. This may aid in decision-making regarding obtaining preoperative or intraoperative urine cultures in pediatric urology patients.
Journal of Pediatric Urology
May 10, 2018
The effective duration of alarm intervention is likely to be 16 to 20 weeks of an uninterrupted course of treatment. This time interval ensures the maximum effectiveness of treatment and the stability of long-term results.