Chapter 15. Vesicoureteric Reflux

  1. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor2,
  2. Prasad P. Godbole FRCS, FRCS, (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist3 and
  3. Martin A. Koyle MD, FAAP, FACS Professor of Urology Pediatrics Chief4,5
  1. Christian Radmayr MD, PhD, FEAPU Professor of Urology Head

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch15

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

How to Cite

Radmayr, C. (2008) Vesicoureteric Reflux, in Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management (eds D. T. Wilcox, P. P. Godbole and M. A. Koyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Pediatric Urology, Rose Mary Haggar Professorship in Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 3

    Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

  3. 4

    University of Washington, USA

  4. 5

    Division of Urology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Pediatric Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162685

Online ISBN: 9781444304183



  • vesicoureteric reflux;
  • transurethral subureteric injection;
  • hydrodistension implantation technique;
  • de novo contralateral reflux;
  • reflux resolution rate;
  • long-term antibiotic prophylaxis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Surgical techniques

  • Outcome after subureteral injection in single systems

  • Outcome in duplicated systems

  • Outcome in neuropathic bladders

  • Outcome after initial treatment failure

  • Outcome of endoscopic treatment for persisting reflux after ureteral reimplantation

  • Complications

  • Conclusions

  • References