Vesicoureteral reflux: From prophylaxis to surgery

Anne-Sophie Blais, Stéphane Bolduc, Katherine Moore

Abstract


Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is one of the most common pathologies encountered in pediatric urology. Better understanding of the evolution of VUR and new endoscopic surgical techniques in the last decades have led to major changes in the management of this pathology. However, the treatment algorithm remains complex and is composed of a wide variety of options, from active surveillance to surgical treatment. Herein, we propose to review treatment options for VUR in order to help clinicians make the right treatment decision for the right patient.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.4342
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