Vesicoureteral reflux in conjunction with posterior urethral valves.

  title={Vesicoureteral reflux in conjunction with posterior urethral valves.},
  author={Jukka Heikkil{\"a} and Risto Rintala and Seppo Taskinen},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={182 4},
PURPOSE We evaluated the link between primary kidney function and vesicoureteral reflux in patients with posterior urethral valves. We also analyzed the timing of the resolution of reflux after release of urethral obstruction. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively analyzed records and x-ray results for 200 patients with posterior urethral valves treated at our institution between 1953 and 2003. Of these patients 197 were evaluated for vesicoureteral reflux. RESULTS Bilateral… CONTINUE READING