Vesicoureteric reflux in children

  title={Vesicoureteric reflux in children},
  author={K. Tullus},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • K. Tullus
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Vesicoureteric reflux is defined as the retrograde passage of urine from the bladder into one or both ureters and often up to the kidneys, and mainly affects babies and infants. In severe cases dilatation of the ureter, renal pelvis, and calyces might be seen. Traditionally it was thought that only a low percentage of children have vesicoureteric reflux, but studies have suggested as many as 25-40% are affected. Guidelines recommend that the number of investigations for vesicoureteric reflux in… CONTINUE READING
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