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Intrarenal reflux in primary vesicoureteral reflux

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Published:25th Mar 2020
Objectives: To elucidate the significance of intrarenal reflux. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed 276 patients (age <5 years) with grade iii to v vesicoureteral reflux. they were divided into two groups: 55 patients with intrarenal reflux and 221 patients without intrarenal reflux (control group). all patients received low-dose antibiotic prophylaxis. results: the most common initial presentation in both groups was febrile urinary tract infection. on dimercaptosuccinic acid scan, the rate of decreased differential renal function (><40%) was significantly higher in the intrarenal reflux group than in the control group (51% vs 33%, p?>

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