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Vesico-Ureteral Reflux (Vesicoureteral Reflux)

Retrograde flow of urine from the URINARY BLADDER into the URETER. This is often due to incompetence of the vesicoureteral valve leading to ascending bacterial infection into the KIDNEY.
Also Known As:
Vesicoureteral Reflux; Reflux, Vesico-Ureteral; Reflux, Vesicoureteral; Vesico Ureteral Reflux
Networked: 1266 relevant articles (78 outcomes, 121 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Urinary Tract Infections (Urinary Tract Infection)
2. Cicatrix (Scar)
3. Neurogenic Urinary Bladder (Bladder, Neurogenic)
4. Pyelonephritis
5. Hydronephrosis

Experts

1. Puri, Prem: 24 articles (10/2013 - 02/2002)
2. Kirsch, Andrew J: 20 articles (09/2014 - 07/2003)
3. Chertin, Boris: 16 articles (09/2014 - 02/2002)
4. Scherz, Hal C: 16 articles (08/2012 - 07/2003)
5. Canning, Douglas A: 12 articles (05/2014 - 12/2002)
6. Kajbafzadeh, Abdol-Mohammad: 10 articles (07/2014 - 12/2006)
7. Nelson, Caleb P: 10 articles (06/2014 - 01/2008)
8. Retik, Alan B: 10 articles (02/2014 - 04/2008)
9. Cooper, Christopher S: 9 articles (06/2012 - 08/2002)
10. Hansson, Sverker: 8 articles (03/2015 - 09/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Vesico-Ureteral Reflux:
1. dextranomerIBA
2. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan)IBA
3. Succimer (Dimercaptosuccinic Acid)FDA Link
4. dextranomer-hyaluronic acid copolymerIBA
5. defluxIBA
6. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)FDA Link
7. CollagenIBA
8. baysilon (polydimethylsiloxane)IBA
9. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
10. CreatinineIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
2. Replantation
3. Injections
4. Transplants (Transplant)
5. Catheters