Renal Dysplasia

Renal dysplasia is seen in patients with both low and high ARM [27,30]; the incidence varies from 2 to 8%. The diagnosis of dysplasia has been made in a variety of ways including pathological specimens and by nuclear renography. The latter technique is not as accurate. In addition to dysplasia, patients with ARM may also have a multicystic dysplastic kidney, which is nonfunctioning. This abnormality appears less commonly, in about 1-3% of patients [27,30]. The importance of dysplasia and renal agenesis cannot be overlooked, as chronic renal failure is one of the major causes of mortality in these patients [27].

Getting Back Into Shape After The Pregnancy

Getting Back Into Shape After The Pregnancy

Once your pregnancy is over and done with, your baby is happily in your arms, and youre headed back home from the hospital, youll begin to realize that things have only just begun. Over the next few days, weeks, and months, youre going to increasingly notice that your entire life has changed in more ways than you could ever imagine.

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