Management of Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children

Publication Date: September 1, 2010
Last Updated: March 14, 2022


Initial Evaluation of the Child with VUR

General Evaluation

VUR and UTI may detrimentally affect the overall health and renal function in affected children. Therefore, on initial presentation the child with VUR should undergo a careful general medical evaluation including measurement of height, weight and blood pressure, as well as serum creatinine if bilateral renal cortical abnormalities are found. (Standard, )

APN, acute pyelonephritis; BBD, bladder and bowel dysfunction; BT-UTI, breakthrough UTI; CAP, continuous antibiotic prophylaxis; DMSA, dimercaptosuccinic acid; UTI, urinary tract infection; VCUG, voiding cystourethrogram; VUR, vesicoureteral reflux



Management of Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children

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