Screening siblings for vesicoureteral reflux.

  title={Screening siblings for vesicoureteral reflux.},
  author={Jean G. Hollowell and Saul P. Greenfield},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={168 5},
PURPOSE Publications on screening the siblings of patients with reflux were reviewed to determine the overall incidence and severity of reflux and renal scarring in siblings, and identify factors that predict siblings more likely to have reflux. MATERIALS AND METHODS A MEDLINE search for 1985 to the present was performed. Of 34 articles on familial reflux only 11, including 1 abstract, on sibling screening were used in this analysis. RESULTS The mean incidence of reflux in siblings in all… CONTINUE READING

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