Surgical Treatment of Urolithiasis in Children: Experience of a Pediatric Surgery Department in TunisiaHabib Bouthour*, Fatma Trabelsi, Samer Bustame, Asma Jabloun and Nejib Kaabar
Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pathology, Hopital Habib Thameur, Tunisia
- *Corresponding Author:
- Habib Bouthour
Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pathology
Hopital Habib Thameur
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: November 01, 2016; Accepted date: November 25, 2016; Published date: December 02, 2016
Citation: Bouthour H, Trabelsi F, Bustame S, Jabloun A, Kaabar N (2016) Surgical Treatment of Urolithiasis in Children: Experience of a Pediatric Surgery Department in Tunisia. Med Surg Urol 5: 172. doi: 10.4172/2168-9857.1000172
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Urolithiasis is uncommon in children. This is a recurrent disease with severe evolution, which can lead to chronic renal failure. The management is multidisciplinary. Despite the innovation of new minimally invasive techniques, conventional surgery in our country remains the reference treatment. We bring our experience in the diagnostic and therapeutic management.