Hello, My son's story is similar. He is 8 now but I can offer what I know as of now. He had a robotic assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty in May 2011. Since then, he has played tackle football and runs track. He has seen his specialist and had an ultrasound every 6 months because the hydro has still been there. This past week, he started having pain and nausea. After an ER trip, it looks like his hydronephrosis on the left has not changed at all since surgery. At this point, I am waiting forhis Dr from Children's Hospital to review the ER results. Next step will probably be another renal scan to determine if there is an obstruction new or the same. From my understanding and the reason we had the surgery is because once the symtpoms start, they only get worse. You already have one kidney that shows is working harder and will continue to do so as the function in the left decreases. Good luck to you. I hope I didn't freak you out completely.View Thread
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