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The Swedish Reflux Trial


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Title: The Swedish Reflux Trial
Authors: Brandström, Per
E-mail: per.brandstrom@telia.com
Issue Date: 30-Aug-2010
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Pediatrics
Parts of work: I. Brandström P, Esbjörner E, Herthelius M, Holmdahl G, Läckgren G, Nevéus T, Sillén U, Sixt R, Sjöberg I, Stokland E, Jodal U, Hansson S. The Swedish reflux trial in children: I. Study design and study population characteristics. J Urol. 2010 Jul;184(1):274-9.
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II. Holmdahl G, Brandström P, Läckgren G, Sillén U, Stokland E, Jodal U, Hansson S. The Swedish reflux trial in children: II. Vesicoureteral reflux outcome. J Urol. 2010 Jul;184(1):280-5.
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III. Brandström P, Esbjörner E, Herthelius M, Swerkersson S, Jodal U, Hansson S. The Swedish reflux trial in children: III. Urinary tract infection pattern. J Urol. 2010 Jul;184(1):286-91.
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IV. Brandström P, Nevéus T, Sixt R, Stokland E, Jodal U, Hansson S. The Swedish reflux trial in children: IV. Renal damage. J Urol. 2010 Jul;184(1):292-7.
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Date of Defence: 2010-09-08
Disputation: Onsdagen den 8 september 2010, kl 13.00, Föreläsningssal 1, Drottning Silvias barn- och ungdomssjukhus, SU/Östra, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Vesicoureteral reflux
Urinary tract infection
Renal damage
Abstract: Background Small children with dilated vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) run risk of recurrent uri¬nary tract infections (UTI) and to acquire renal damage. To protect them, antibiotic prophylaxis and surgery to eliminate VUR have been used. Endoscopic injection of bulking agent at the ure-teral orifice has evolved as alternative surgical method but with insufficient scientific support of long term effect on VUR and rate of renal damage and UTI recurrence. Regarding prophylaxis, there is increasing co... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8146-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/23085
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