Eleonora Filimon

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PURPOSE Recurrent febrile urinary tract infections (fUTIs) in children with non-diagnostic voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) are challenging, as misdiagnosis can lead to renal damage and increased morbidity. We compared fUTI rates before and after endoscopic treatment of patients with suspected occult VUR. METHODS Between January 2009 and December 2012,(More)
INTRODUCTION Urinary stasis in the setting of obstruction provides an opportunistic environment for bacterial multiplication and is a well-established risk factor for UTI. Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) with delayed upper tract drainage (UTD) on VCUG has been reported to correlate with increased UTI risk. We sought to determine whether delayed UTD can be(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Current AUA guidelines recommend voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) following endoscopic treatment of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). We evaluated the clinical and radiographic outcomes of children undergoing Double HIT (hydrodistention implantation technique) for primary VUR to determine success rates and the necessity of postoperative(More)
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