Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


Is endothelial glycocalyx damage a cause of renal scarring in vesicoureteral reflux with febrile urinary tract infection? Volume 17, issue 3, Etats des lieux dans l'HDF en 2022


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1 IntroductionUrinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most encountered infectious diseases in the pediatric population, with an incidence ranging between 2% and 10% [1]. The incidence of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) among children with UTI varies between 30% and 50% depending on age [2,3]. It is also important to note that in the presence of dilating VUR with UTI, there is a 10-40% risk of developing a renal scar. Furthermore, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) may ensue if the patient suffers bilateral [...]