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Surgical management of vesicoureteral reflux.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10736637     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a urologic condition in which there is a retrograde flow of urine from the bladder through the ureter back up to the upper urinary tract. The condition may be classified as primary or secondary and is more often identified in Caucasian females. The primary goal in the management of VUR is the prevention of pyelonephritis and subsequent renal scarring.
Authors:
P I Ellsworth; M Cendron; M F McCullough
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AORN journal     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0001-2092     ISO Abbreviation:  AORN J     Publication Date:  2000 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-31     Completed Date:  2000-05-31     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372403     Medline TA:  AORN J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  498-505, 508-13; quiz 517-20, 523-4     Citation Subset:  IM; N; Q    
Affiliation:
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aftercare
Child
History, 20th Century
Humans
Pediatric Nursing / methods
Perioperative Nursing / methods*
Postoperative Complications
Ureter / surgery*
Urinary Bladder / surgery*
Vesico-Ureteral Reflux / surgery*,  therapy

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