vesicoureteral reflux

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Noun1.vesicoureteral reflux - a backflow of urine from the bladder into the ureter
reflux - an abnormal backward flow of body fluids
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Long-term results of endoscopic treatment of vesicoureteral reflux in children: Comparison of different bulking agents.
Renal ultrasound in infants under 2 months of age with febrile urinary tract infection can be used to rule out high-grade vesicoureteral reflux, according to findings from a retrospective cross-sectional study.
Objective: We investigated the use and success rates of subtrigonal injection, which does not have the possible postoperative problems of open surgery, in complicated vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) cases due to anatomical or functional causes.
Prophylactic antibiotics don't appear to protect children with a rest febrile urinary tract infection from a recurrence, whether or not they have primary, nonsevere vesicoureteral reflux.
Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR -- the backwards flow of urine from the bladder back through the ureters towards the kidneys) is a potentially serious problem.
WASHINGTON -- Mild hydronephrosis detected by prenatal ultrasound does not warrant subjecting the neonate to voiding cysrourethrography because it doesn't correlate with the presence or the severity of vesicoureteral reflux, Dr.
Imaging studies reveal that Billy has right-sided grade 2 vesicoureteral reflux.
Continuous antibiotic prophylaxis (CAP) has traditionally been offered for children with recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) or those at risk, including children diagnosed with prenatal hydronephrosis (HN) and vesicoureteral reflux (VUR).
The analysis of patient data from 1,280 individuals in nine cohort studies also showed a polymorphonuclear cell count of greater than 60% nearly doubled the risk while the presence of grades IV-V vesicoureteral reflux was associated with a 22-fold increase in the likelihood of renal scarring, defined as presence of photopenia on a technetium Tc 99m succimer renal scan.
Options for evaluating a child for vesicoureteral reflux have already become safer, and may soon become less traumatic and painful as well, Dr.