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Pediatric Urology Resources for Healthcare Professionals

At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to helping all healthcare professionals improve the quality of life for children with urologic conditions. Get the latest in pediatric urology information to better your practice and learn about innovation within our various programs.

Dr. Wilcox of the Urology department at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Referral guidelines

These referral guidelines provide useful information to assist referring physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients. Use these to help determine the best approach to the treatment of your patients, or to help determine when to refer to a specialist.

Urology referral guidelines (.pdf)

Research articles and summaries

Adrian Francisco (right) and his kidney donor, Jaime Bailey (left). After 10 years on dialysis, Adrian is adapting to full-time school for the first time.
Research article

Adrian Francisco had his first kidney transplant at age 4, but complications left him back on dialysis and highly sensitized to future transplant. Ten years later, a process called desensitization was his only option.

Research summary
This image show Dr. Duncan Wilcox in exam room with a patient and her parent.
Research summary

Professional resources

Charting Pediatrics is a weekly podcast for pediatric healthcare providers. In this series, specialists from Children’s Hospital Colorado examine the latest treatments for the most common complaints in pediatric medicine. Listen and subscribe on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play.


Acute Scrotum Pain Management

In this episode, Duncan Wilcox, MD, talks about acute scrotum management, including the most common indications of acute scrotum and how to differentiate an incarcerated hernia and a hydroceles scrotal trauma.


Nocturnal Enuresis and Bedwetting

In this episode, we discuss the management of and treatments for nocturnal enuresis, nighttime bedwetting, with pediatric urology nurse practitioner, Marguerite Korber, NP, who runs many of the enuresis clinics at Children's Colorado.

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

Postoperative care pathways for radical nephrectomy recovery in children undergoing urologic reconstruction surgery have been shown to reduce length of hospital stay and decrease complication rates. Our researchers lead a study to explore the factors associated with a shorter postoperative stay.

Urology news

Pediatric Nephrology

Common Clinical Markers Predict End-Stage Renal Disease in Children with Obstructive Uropathy

October 13, 2018

Age-specific baseline and longitudinal measures of readily available clinical measures predict progression to ESRD in children with mild-to-moderate CKD from OU.

International Urology and Nephrology

Incidence and Risk Factors for Positive Urine Culture at the Time of Pediatric Urologic Surgery

May 21, 2018

Patients with neurogenic bladder, prior positive urine culture, constipation, female gender and urolithiasis were at increased risk for positive intraoperative urine culture. This may aid in decision-making regarding obtaining preoperative or intraoperative urine cultures in pediatric urology patients.

Journal of Pediatric Urology

Optimal Duration of Alarm Therapy Use in Children with Primary Monosymptomatic Nocturnal Enuresis

May 10, 2018

The effective duration of alarm intervention is likely to be 16 to 20 weeks of an uninterrupted course of treatment. This time interval ensures the maximum effectiveness of treatment and the stability of long-term results.

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