The long-term results of prospective sibling reflux screening.

  title={The long-term results of prospective sibling reflux screening.},
  author={Horace Norman Noe},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={148 5 Pt 2},
A prospective study was begun more than 10 years ago to identify the incidence of vesicoureteral reflux in the siblings of patients with reflux. A total of 354 siblings of 275 index patients was screened with a voiding cystourethrogram for the presence of reflux. Of the siblings tested 119 (34%) were found to have reflux, including 75% who were asymptomatic. Reflux was present in a significant percentage of younger siblings. No correlation with index patient reflux grade, sex or established… CONTINUE READING