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2012 THE IPNA TEACHING COURSE REPORT
Venue: OAU International Conference & Guest House Limited, Ife, Osun State.
1. Overview of Common Obstructive Uropathy in Childhood. BY: DR RM AKUSE
Abdominal ultrasonography
Detection of hydronephrosis.
Follow up of hydronephrosis
false-negative results-
if obstruction is early, if obstruction is mild
if retroperitoneal fibrosis or tumour encases the collecting system preventing dilation of the ureter.
Download: The Overview of Common Obstructive Uropathy in Childhood.

2. Molecular mechanims of CKD progression following obstructive uropathy. BY: Dr. Mordi Muorah
How do we study CKD in the laboratory? In vitro (cell culture)
Transgenic mice
Mouse models
Unilateral ureteral obstruction
Subtotal nephrectomy model
Streptozotocin induced diabetic nephropathy
Download: Molecular mechanims of CKD progression following obstructive uropathy.
3. Surgical Management of Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction. By: Prof. O.B. SHITTU.
Pre- Test ‘Gold standard’ investigation for the diagnosis of Posterior urethral valves
Isotope renal Scintigraphy
Urethrocystoscopy
Retrograde urethrogram (RUG)
Voiding cystourethrography (VCUG)
Cystometrograph.

Download: Surgical Management of Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction.
4. CONGENITAL OBSTRUCTIVE UROPATHY IN NIGERIA, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE PROSPECTS. By: Prof. N. Eke
Definition: Obstructive uropathy is any affection of the urinary tract
characterized by impairment of urine flow through the tract and which,
if left untreated, will cause progressive renal damage.
Obstruction may be mechanical or functional
Download: CONGENITAL OBSTRUCTIVE UROPATHY IN NIGERIA, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE PROSPECTS.
5. Renal & Urinary Tract Imaging in Obstructive Uropathy. By: Dr Omolola Mojisola Atalabi
To refresh the common causes of renal obstructive uropathy in children
To know the common imaging modalities including modalities like MAG-3, DMSA & DTPA scan
Indications for each modality
Advantages and disadvantages of each modality
To understand the rationale behind the usage of the different imaging modalities
Download: Renal & Urinary Tract Imaging in Obstructive Uropathy

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