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What exactly is reflux nephropathy?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Kidney issue/backflo

Occurs when there is obstruction to the flow of urine downstream, or when there is back flow of urine into kidney.
Causes pressure problems which affect filtration and blood flow.

In brief: Kidney issue/backflo

Occurs when there is obstruction to the flow of urine downstream, or when there is back flow of urine into kidney.
Causes pressure problems which affect filtration and blood flow.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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In brief: Kidney injury

Reflux nephropathy describes kidney function deterioration due to urine washing bac up to the kidney during urination (reflux) - this is almost always due to associated infection or series of infections in childhood although this is somewhat controversial.
Reflux is a condition you are born with and cannot catch.

In brief: Kidney injury

Reflux nephropathy describes kidney function deterioration due to urine washing bac up to the kidney during urination (reflux) - this is almost always due to associated infection or series of infections in childhood although this is somewhat controversial.
Reflux is a condition you are born with and cannot catch.
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Dr. Edward Cherullo
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