Vesicoureteral Reflux Epidemiology
Abstract. Background: The prevalence of vesicoureteral reflux in normal children has been estimated to be 0.4% to 1.8%. Based on epidemiological data, it can be estimated that 2.2% of girls and 0.6% of boys may be found to have reflux as a result of the investigation of urinary tract infection.
What is the most common complication of vesicoureteral reflux?
Is VUR a birth defect?
Can adults get vesicoureteral reflux?
Can VUR cause kidney failure?
When a child has VUR, urine backs up into the kidney. Sometimes the urine contains bacteria that cause a urinary tract infection (UTI). Bacteria in the kidney can lead to damage over time, which may eventually lead to kidney failure and/or high blood pressure.
What is the Ureterorenal reflex?
Does VUR cause hydronephrosis?
Can a UTI cause acid reflux?
How is vesicoureteral reflux diagnosed?
Is VUR a rare disease?
Is VUR serious?
Can vesicoureteral reflux be cured?
Can reflux nephropathy be reversed?
What is a cystourethroscopy procedure?
Can urine go back into kidney?
What is Stage 4 renal reflux?
What causes reflux nephropathy?
What is the surgery for urine reflux?
What is splay phenomenon?
Can vesicoureteral reflux cause kidney stones?
Can kidney problems cause acid reflux?
Can acid reflux cause flank pain?
Can acid reflux make you feel weak and shaky?
What physiological changes can occur with excessive antacid usage?
What happens if a UTI goes untreated for a week?
What prevents retrograde flow of urine?
What causes urine backflow?
Is VUR a chronic kidney disease?
When is surgery needed for VUR?
Children who have grade 4 and 5 reflux may require surgery. During the procedure, the surgeon will create a flap-valve apparatus for the ureter that will the urine from flowing into the kidney. In more severe cases, the scarred kidney and ureter may need to be surgically removed.