vesicoureteral reflux

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a backflow of urine from the bladder into the ureter

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Subureteric lipoinjection for vesicoureteral reflux in renal transplant candidates.
This is because renal ultrasound has a high negative predictive value for detecting high-grade vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in neonates, and although it has poor sensitivity for detecting low-grade VUR, its sensitivity for detecting high-grade VUR is quite good in this population.
The difference remained nonsignificant even when the two groups were stratified by degree of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR).
Physical growth velocity during conservative treatment and following subsequent surgical treatment for primary vesicoureteral reflux.
Only 99 kidneys (32%) showed vesicoureteral reflux on VCUG.
Which of the following antibiotics should be avoided when treating vesicoureteral reflux in a 4-year-old boy?
transient) isolated HN (so-called "ureteropelvic junction obstruction [UPJO]-like") and vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) are the most frequent etiologies of prenatal HN, followed by non-refluxing primary megaureter.
Roberts of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, said the findings shift the focus from vesicoureteral reflux to renal scarring, and confirm the value of renal-bladder ultrasonogram as a predictor of renal damage.
Vesicoureteral reflux is one of the most common problems in pediatric urology, with an overall incidence in children deemed to be 10%-20%, but potentially much higher in the first 6 months of life.
Children with UTIs need to be evaluated for vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) to make sure their urine isn't backing up from their bladders into one or both of their ureters (the tubes that bring urine from the kidneys into the bladder).
Deflux is a proprietary specialty therapeutic used for the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) - a malformation of the urinary bladder which affects children and can result in severe infections of the kidney and even irreversible kidney damage.
But despite a well-thought-out overview of the use of continuous antibiotic prophylaxis (CAP) in the setting of prenatal hydronephrosis (HN) and vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), uncertainties remain.
ORLANDO -- Antibiotic prophylaxis was shown in the recently published RIVUR trial to halve the risk of recurrent febrile urinary tract infection in infants and young children with vesicoureteral reflux.
Outpatient endoscopic procedures have advanced the management of vesicoureteral reflux, but they are not appropriate for every child, Dr.