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Prediction of vesicoureteral reflux after a first febrile urinary tract infection in children: validation of a clinical decision rule
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    Prediction of Vesicoureteral reflux: Sibilla or more?
    • Marco Pennesi, Paediatrician, Nephrologist
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      • Alice Giacomini, Annamartina Franzil, Laura Travan

    Dear Editor,

    The study of Leroy et al. [1] about the predictive value of some simple clinical parameters on the presence of VUR in children with previous pyelonephritis seems to disclaimed the data previously described by Oostenbrink [2]. Nowadays all the protocols foresee the execution of a micturating cystourethrography (MCUG) in children after a pyelonephritis. Some years ago we performed a prospective study t...

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