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reflux

[′rē‚fləks]
(chemical engineering)
In a chemical process, that part of the product stream that may be returned to the process to assist in giving increased conversion or recovery, as in distillation or liquid-liquid extraction.
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[1] If a second ultrasound scan were to be performed in all pregnancies at 30 to 36 weeks, it is likely that reported incidence rates of hydronephrosis and vesicoureteric reflux would be higher.5 Incidence in our study was 0.134%.
Long-term outcome of the endoscopic correction of vesicoureteric reflux: A comparison of injected substances.
The ranges in other pathologies were: extra-renal pelvis (18-28mm), vesicoureteric reflux (5.2-9mm), multicystic dysplastic kidney (11.3-24mm).
In the 15 minutes film (Figure 1), we see the normal opacification of both PCS and normal course of both ureters in their whole extent, but in the 45 minutes film (Figure 2 and 3) we see left duplicated system with bifid blind-ending left distal ureter, which is dilated and tortuous suggestive of either due to uretero-ureteral reflux or vesicoureteric reflux.
The two largest placebo-controlled RCTs assessing the role of CAP for VUR are the Prevention of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection in Children with Vesicoureteric Reflux and Normal Renal Tracts (PRIVENT) and Randomized Intervention for the Management of Vesicoureteral Reflux (RIVUR) trials.
Among children with pinworm infestation, 12.5% were having UTI compared to children without pinworm infestation 10.9%; 11 children had recurrent urinary tract infection and among them 2 children (18%) showed vesicoureteric reflux. According to Chand et al.
urinary tract infection in patients operated for primary vesicoureteric reflux disease (VUR).8 There is no consensus guideline for diagnosis of VUR in adult immunocompromised population.
The role of DMSA scans in evaluation of the correlation between urinary tract infection, Vesicoureteric reflux and renal scarring.
Risk factors for renal scarring include: young age especially children less than one year old, delay in initiating antibacterial treatment, recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI), and presence of moderate to severe vesicoureteric reflux (VUR).(8,9)
Treatment of vesicoureteric reflux by endoscopic injection of Teflon.
Does treatment of vesicoureteric reflux in childhood prevent end stage renal disease attributable to reflux nephropathy?