Risk and detection of renal scarring following acute pyelonephritis in children over 5 years

DESIGN AND INTERVENTION From October 2000 to April 2002, this prospective study enrolled children with proven urinary tract infection and suspected pyelonephritis. Patients underwent Tc-99m DMSA scinti graphy and renal ultrasound; those with scinti graphic evidence of parenchymal lesions underwent scintigraphy again ≥3 months later. Exclusion criteria… CONTINUE READING