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Management considerations for treating vesicoureteral reflux in children with solitary kidneys.

Authors
  • Palmer, L S
  • Andros, G J
  • Maizels, M
  • Kaplan, W E
  • Firlit, C F
Type
Published Article
Journal
Urology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 01, 1997
Volume
49
Issue
4
Pages
604–608
Identifiers
PMID: 9111633
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Reflux into the solitary functioning kidney may be managed by the same strategies used to manage unilateral reflux in children with two normally functioning kidneys: low-grade reflux by observation/ chemoprophylaxis until spontaneous resolution occurs, and higher grades by surgery to protect renal function; however, chemoprophylaxis and serial imaging may be used until well-defined indications for surgery are satisfied. Renal function should be monitored diligently.

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