Meta-analysis of vesicoureteral reflux and urinary tract infection in children.

@article{Venhola2006MetaanalysisOV,
  title={Meta-analysis of vesicoureteral reflux and urinary tract infection in children.},
  author={Mika Venhola and N. -P. Huttunen and Matti Uhari},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={2006},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={98-102}
}
OBJECTIVE We evaluated the efficacy of medical and surgical treatment of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in children by means of a meta-analysis, using the recurrence of urinary tract infections (UTIs), renal growth and renal scarring as endpoints. MATERIAL AND METHODS We performed a MEDLINE search for articles published in the English language between 1966 and 2002. Of 639 relevant articles found, 139 were chosen for a close review and the main database was supplemented with some additional… CONTINUE READING