The Swedish reflux trial in children: IV. Renal damage.

  title={The Swedish reflux trial in children: IV. Renal damage.},
  author={Per Brandstr{\"o}m and Tryggve Nev{\'e}us and Rune Sixt and Eira Stokland and Ulf Jodal and Sverker Hansson},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={184 1},
PURPOSE We compared the development of new renal damage in small children with dilating vesicoureteral reflux randomly allocated to antibiotic prophylaxis, endoscopic treatment or surveillance as the control group. MATERIALS AND METHODS Included in the study were 128 girls and 75 boys 1 to younger than 2 years with grade III-IV reflux. Voiding cystourethrography and dimercapto-succinic acid scintigraphy were done before randomization and after 2 years. Febrile urinary tract infections were… CONTINUE READING
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