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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Renal sonography is not a reliable screening examination for vesicoureteral reflux. J Urol 1993;150(2 Pt 2):752-5.
Progression of chronic kidney disease in children with vesicoureteral reflux: the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies Database.
1 Hydronephrosis is estimated to affect 14.5% of all pregnancies, albeit its significance and optimal management remains controversial.2 A wide range of disorders can account for hydronephrosis in children, such as ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO), vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), posterior urethral valves (PUV) and other pathologies.
Matsuo et al .[3] reported a case of podocytic infolding lesions correlated with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis secondary to vesicoureteral reflux (VUR).
Preliminary data in pediatric patients suggest that in patients with vesicoureteral reflux SWS was increased (9); however, in patients with uretropelvic junction obstruction Habibi et al.
Children with late-diagnosed vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) were evaluated with the bioimpedance analysis regarding their growth.
Abbreviations BBD - bladder and bowel dysfunction LUTS - lower urinary tract symptoms OAB - overactive bladder DV - dysfunctional voiding PVR - post void residual EMG - electromyography BF - biofeedback VUR - vesicoureteral reflux UTIs - urinary tract infections Treatment of any kind of LUTS starts with urotherapy that encompasses education about urinary tract physiology and dysfunctions, behavioral training regarding adequate fluid intake, voiding habits and postural training.
In 14% to 21% of affected neonates, ANH is associated with ureteropelvic junction obstruction or vesicoureteral reflux anomalies.
Multiple etiologies of antenatal HN were reported which might include, transient hydronephrosis, pelviureteric junction obstruction, vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), posterior urethral valves or other anomalies.
At this point, immediate left-sided grade 2 vesicoureteral reflux was seen (see Figure 1), and an image of reflux into the left kidney was noted (see Figure 2).