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Can you tell me about vesicoureteral reflux?

Can you tell me about vesicoureteral reflux?

Here are some ...: Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is referred to urine backflow from bladder to kidneys during micturition resulting from sphincteric dysfunction at the intramural segment of distal ureter inside the bladder wall if the pressure inside bladder is within normal limit, usually less than 35-40 cm of water. Most of times, it's an inborn functional deficit of the described distal ureteral segment, so in chil ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Reflux (Definition)

Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more


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Is vesicoureteral reflux related to infertility?

Is vesicoureteral reflux related to infertility?

Nope!!!: VUR has to deal with connecting tube between the kidneys and the bladder(the ureter) where the urine flows backward through it. There are many causes of infertility but the connecting pipes are different. One doesn't have to deal with thevd ...Read more

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I think I have a UTI and a vesicoureteral reflux, what can I do?

I think I have a UTI and a vesicoureteral reflux, what can I do?

Here are some ...: Were you documented to have vesicoureteral reflux (UVR)? if yes, what degree? The significance and importance of relationship of VUR with recurrent UTI have differed between adults and children, and have evolved over the past 4 decades. So, ask the treating urologist about such so to decide what, when, and how to link VUR with UTI and how to manage it individually. ...Read more

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How is bilateral ureteroneocyctostomy used to treat patients with vesicoureteral reflux?

How is bilateral ureteroneocyctostomy used to treat patients with vesicoureteral reflux?

Reflux: This operation involves detaching and re-implanting the ureter(s) into the bladder at an angle, and with sufficient tunneling through the wall, to Prohibit future reflux of urine from the bladder back up the ureters. ...Read more

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Will i need a C-section if i had vesicoureteral reflux as a child?

Will i need a C-section if i had vesicoureteral reflux as a child?

No: There is no need for c-section if you have a history of vesicoureteral reflux during your early childhood. ...Read more

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How do you get tested for vesicoureteral reflux?

How do you get tested for vesicoureteral reflux?

VUR: One way to assess for vur (vesicoureteral reflux) is with a VCUG (voiding cystourethrogram). To perform this test a catheter is placed into the urinary bladder in order to introduce radio-opaque contrast into it. Once the bladder is filled the patient voids under flouroscopy. If contrast goes up the either ureter then vur is proven. ...Read more

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Why is vesicoureteral reflux only affect children?

Why is vesicoureteral reflux only affect children?

Outgrow or treated!: Good morning, vesicoureteral reflux (uvr) is present in 1% of all infants (primary uvr). Secondary uvr appears later due to presence of functional bladder neck obstruction. It is predominantly a problem of children as there is a spontaneous resolution of the primary uvr as children becomes adults; the bladder increases in size, ureter increases in length, and the valve control gets more efficient. ...Read more

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How is a bilateral ureteroneocyctostomy done for a patient that has vesicoureteral reflux?

Reflux: This operation involves detaching and re-implanting the ureter(s) into the bladder at an angle, and with sufficient tunneling through the wall, to Prohibit future reflux of urine from the bladder back up the ureters. ...Read more

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