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My son was diagnosed with the defect of the genitourinary system in utero. Straight after birth, his medical assessment has shown that the kidneys were enlarged and his urine flow was disrupted. We were then referred to a hospital where he was diagnosed with a vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) – whereby the processed urine flowed back into the kidneys (Rusfond addition), nephritis and renal pelvic dilation. When Valya was three months old, he underwent a plastic surgery of the ureters. His condition improved slightly. In order to improve the flow of urine from his bladder, a catheter was fitted. A year later however, his pyelonephritis came back. We reached out to the Russian Scientific Centre of Radiology (RNCRR) in Moscow and in 2011 he underwent a very complex surgery on his ureters. The pyelonephritis was successfully treated, however the VUR didn't respond to treatment. Last year my son underwent another surgery on the neck of his bladder at the same hospital. This surgery didn't help either. His kidneys are failing. Because of the condition of his bladder, no one is willing to carry out the kidney transplant. A hospital in England is willing to help us, however the medical bill is huge. Please help us, we beg you!
Oksana Grinchenko, Murmansk region
Paediatric urological consultant at the Portland Hospital, Professor Imran Mushtaq (London, United Kingdom): ‘The boy's condition is quite serious. He requires a thorough medical assessment. We presume that he will require a plastic surgery on the bladder and possibly a ureteral re implantation surgery of both ureters'.