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Vesicoureteral reflux

Vesicoureteral reflux: Introduction

Vesicoureteral reflux: Urine normally flows in one direction -- down from the kidneys, through tubes called ureters, to the bladder. Vesicoureteral reflux ... more about Vesicoureteral reflux.

Vesicoureteral reflux: Reverse flow of urine from bladder back into kidneys. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Vesicoureteral reflux is available below.

Symptoms of Vesicoureteral reflux

Treatments for Vesicoureteral reflux

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Vesicoureteral reflux: Deaths

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Types of Vesicoureteral reflux

  • Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux - failed valve between ureter and bladder.
  • Secondary Vesicoureteral Reflux - urinary system blockage
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Vesicoureteral reflux: Complications

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Causes of Vesicoureteral reflux

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Disease Topics Related To Vesicoureteral reflux

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Vesicoureteral reflux: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Vesicoureteral reflux

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Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, more »

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Vesicoureteral reflux: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Vesicoureteral reflux

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Vesicoureteral reflux: Animations

Prognosis for Vesicoureteral reflux

Prognosis for Vesicoureteral reflux: In some cases, the condition will eventually resolve itself as the ureter becomes longer with age but some cases may require surgery.

Research about Vesicoureteral reflux

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Clinical Trials for Vesicoureteral reflux

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Article Excerpts about Vesicoureteral reflux

Urine normally flows in one direction -- down from the kidneys, through tubes called ureters, to the bladder. Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is the abnormal flow of urine from the bladder back into the ureters. (Source: excerpt from Vesicoureteral Reflux: NIDDK)

Definitions of Vesicoureteral reflux:

The passage of urine from the bladder back into a ureter. (Dorland, 27th ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)

A backflow of urine from the bladder into the ureter - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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