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Vesicoureteric Reflux

  • Freddy Avni
  • Marianne Tondeur
  • Frederica Papadopoulou
  • Annie Lahoche
Chapter
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

In case of urinary tract infection (UTI), vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) is considered a significant factor for the recurrence of UTIs and for the development of progressive renal damage. Optimizing its detection is important for the identification of patients at risk. This necessitates a good knowledge of the pathogenesis, the circumstances of occurrence, and the natural history of the disease. In addition, the techniques used for demonstrating VUR must be used at their best and for good purposes (The RIVUR trial investigators 2014; Garin et al. 1998; Hellström and Jacobsson 1999; Jakobsson et al. 1999; Ismaili et al. 2006a, b).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Freddy Avni
    • 1
  • Marianne Tondeur
    • 2
  • Frederica Papadopoulou
    • 3
  • Annie Lahoche
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric RadiologyJeanne de Flandre Hospital, Lille University HospitalLilleFrance
  2. 2.Department of Nuclear MedicineSaint Pierre HospitalBrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.RadiologyIoannina UniversityIoanninaGreece
  4. 4.Department of Pediatric NephrologyJeanne de Flandre HospitalsLilleFrance

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