The management of vesicoureteral reflux in children

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Nurul Akbar
Arry Rodjani


Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is defined as retrograde flow of urine from the bladder to the ureter.  It is usually asymptomatic but commonly found in children with urinary tract infection (UTI). The prevalence is about 1-2% in general pediatric population.1 However, the prevalence in children with UTI is much higher, reaching 30-57%.1,2 Similar prevalence (45.8%) is also reported in CiptoMangunkusumo Hospital. 3

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Akbar N, Rodjani A. The management of vesicoureteral reflux in children. PI [Internet]. 30Oct.2010 [cited 25Sep.2020];50(5):259-8. Available from:
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Received 2016-10-31
Accepted 2016-10-31
Published 2010-10-30


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