Vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) is a common cause of recurrent urinary tract infections in children. Mild reflux (grade I-II) is usually managed conservatively with antibiotics but severe degree of reflux (grades III, IV, V) requires surgical intervention. We present our initial experience with endoscopic correction of vesicoureteric reflux by sub-ureteric teflon injection (STING) in ten patients. Results are available for 15 ureters with a success rate of 86.6%. There was no change in the grade of VUR in two ureters. There were no complications. Endoscopic correction of vesico-ureteric reflux by sub-ureteric teflon injection is effective and simple with no pain to the child. It averts the need for open operations.
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association
(1993). Endoscopic correction of vesicoureteric reflux in children. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 43(12), 255-257.
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