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Advances in UrologyVolume 2008 2008, Article ID 651891, 3 pages

Review ArticleDepartment of Urology, Division of Pediatric Urology, Monroe Carell Jr. Children-s Hospital at Vanderbilt, 2200 Children-s Way, Nashville, TN 37232, USA

Received 17 April 2008; Accepted 30 June 2008

Academic Editor: Walid A. Farhat

Copyright © 2008 John C. Thomas. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Vesicoureteral reflux VUR is the most common anomaly associated with duplex systems. In addition to an uncomplicated duplex system, reflux can also be secondary in the presence of an ectopic ureterocele with duplex systems. Controversy exists in regard to the initial and most definitive management of these anomalies when they coexist. This paper will highlight what is currently known about duplex systems and VUR, and will attempt to provide evidence supporting the various surgical approaches to an ectopic ureterocele and duplex system and the implications of concomitant VUR.





Author: John C. Thomas

Source: https://www.hindawi.com/



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