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Vesicoureteral refux

Nina Battelino, Damjana Ključevšek, Mojca Tomažič, Tanja Kersnik Levart
BACKGROUND: Due to the questionable clinical role of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) and the search for noninvasive, radiation-free procedures sufficiently reliable to detect VUR, we compared the correlation between the midline-to-orifice distance (MOD) measured by ultrasonography (US) and echo-enhanced voiding urosonography (VUS) for detecting VUR in children. The aim of the study was to determine whether measuring MOD by US could be a reliable predictor of VUR in children. METHODS: A total of 116 children, aged 0...
June 2016: Pediatric Nephrology: Journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association
Armando Zuluaga Gómez, Mercedes Nogueras Ocaña, Francisco Valle Díaz de la Guardia, Víctor López León, Antonio Jiménez Pacheco, Francisco Ramírez Garrido
OBJECTIVES: According to our experience, we present a proposal for the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux, based on both clinical and radiological evidences. We also describe how the introduction of endoscopic procedures has influenced the evolution of treatment indications as well as the time intervals for treatment. METHODS: We have analysed all cases of vesicoureteral reflux treated in our Department in two periods of similar length: The first one (106 patients) comprised from 1995 to March 2001 (when endoscopic procedures were introduced)...
March 2008: Archivos Españoles de Urología
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