Interventions for primary vesicoureteric reflux.

  title={Interventions for primary vesicoureteric reflux.},
  author={Danielle M Wheeler and D Vimalachandra and Elisabeth M. Hodson and Leslie P Roy and Grahame H. H. Smith and Jonathan C Craig},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) results in urine passing, in a retrograde manner, up the ureter. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) have been considered to be the main cause of permanent renal parenchymal damage in children with reflux. Therefore management of these children has been directed at preventing infection by antibiotic prophylaxis and/or surgical correction of reflux. However controversy remains as to the optimum strategies for management of children with primary VUR… CONTINUE READING


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