Isolated RPD: definition, screening, diagnosis, treatment

This document describes the fetal anomaly renal pelvis dilatation (RPD).

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Isolated renal pelvis dilatation: information for healthcare professionals

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This lealfet explains isolated renal pelvis dilatation.

The publication sets out:

  • what the condition is
  • the condition’s prevalence
  • screening and diagnosis processes
  • treatment options
  • the prognosis for the baby
  • possibility of recurrence in future pregnancy
  • condition prevention possibilities
  • the referral pathway

The NHS fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) can identify this condition.

Published 1 July 2012