Do Various Treatment Modalities of Vesicoureteral Reflux Have Any Adverse Effects in Pediatric Patients? A Meta-Analysis
Conclusion: Based on current research, we recommend that a child with a UTI and significant VUR be treated conservatively at first, with surgical care reserved for children who have issues with antimicrobials or have clinically significant VUR that persists after several years of follow-up.Urol Int
Medicina (Kaunas). 2021 May 26;57(6):531. doi: 10.3390/medicina57060531.ABSTRACTBackground and objectives: To investigate the risk factors for emphysematous cystitis (EC) compared to those of acute cystitis (AC) to increase clinicians awareness of the possibility for the aggravation of patient status. Materials and methods: We retrospectively reviewed a total of 54 patients who were hospitalized with a diagnosis of EC by abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan from 2006 to 2020. The control group included 92 patients who were hospitalized for the treatment of AC in the same period. We sought to identify the clinical featur...