Chapter 32. Vesico-Ureteric Reflux

  1. John M. Hutson AO, BS, MD (Monash), MD, DSc (Melb), FRACS, FAAP (Hon) Chair of Paediatric Surgery General Surgeon and Urologist Professor of Paediatric Surgery1,2,
  2. Michael O'Brien MB, BCh, BAO, PhD, FRCSI (Paed), FRACS (Paed) Paediatric Urologist3,
  3. Alan A. Woodward MBBS, FRCS, FRACS General Surgeon and Urologist3 and
  4. Spencer W. Beasley MBChB (Otago), MS (Melb), FRACS Professor of Paediatric Surgery4

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch32

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Hutson, J. M., O'Brien, M., Woodward, A. A. and Beasley, S. W. (eds) (2009) Vesico-Ureteric Reflux, in Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch32

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Department of Paediatric Urology, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  4. 4

    Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162678

Online ISBN: 9781444300109

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Keywords:

  • vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR);
  • micturating cystourethrogram (MCU or MCUG);
  • antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH);
  • endoscopic treatment (‘STING’ or ‘HIT’);
  • nephro-ureterectomy;
  • VUR associated with primary abnormal development of kidney (dysplasia);
  • mild VUR without ureteric dilatation (Grades I and II)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Incidence

  • Pathogenesis

  • Consequences

  • Presentation

  • Family history

  • Diagnosis

  • Lower tract studies

  • Upper tract studies

  • Timing of investigations

  • Natural history

  • Management

  • Endoscopic treatment (‘STING’or‘HIT’)

  • Ureteric reimplantation

  • Further reading