At Advanced Urology, we believe our patients are vital members of the healthcare team. We want every patient to be well-informed and involved in his/her diagnosis and treatment plan. Research has proved that patients who are educated about their condition and treatment have better outcomes. Here is a list of UPJ obstruction questions that you can talk to your doctor about.
What could happen if we do nothing?
What risks are involved in my treatment plan?
What are the chances of this conditions reoccurring?
How have your other patients responded to this treatment?
What will be involved in recovery? Will I have any lasting effects from the surgery?
Will I be at an increased risk for future kidney infections due to this condition?