July 2006. Volume 2. Number 2

In children after an acute pyelonephritis, urinary antibiotic prophylaxis doesn´t prevent the recurrence of urinary tract infection and the development of renal scars, even in those with mild/moderate vesicoureteral reflux

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Garin EH, Olavaria F, García Nieto V, Valenciano B, Campos A, Young L. Clinical significance of primary vesicoureteral reflux and urinary antibiotic prophylaxis after acute pyelonephritis: a multicenter, randomized, controlled study. Pediatrics. 2006;117:626–32
Reviewers: González de Dios J1, Fino Narbaitz E2.
1Departamento de Pediatría. Hospital General Universitario de Alicante. España.
2 Servicio de Pediatrí­a. Hospital General San José de San Martí­n. Carhué. Buenos Aires. Argentina.
Correspondence: Javier González de Dios. Email: javier.gonzalezdedios@gmail.com
Reception date: /05/2006
Acceptance date: 23/05/2006
Publication date: 01/06/2006

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González de Dios J, Fino Narbaitz E. En niños con pielonefritis aguda la profilaxis antibiótica no disminuye la recurrencia de infecciones de orina y cicatrices renales, incluso en aquéllos con reflujo vesicoureteral leve-moderado. Evid Pediatr. 2006;2.20.

AVC | Critically appraised articles

Garin EH, Olavaria F, García Nieto V, Valenciano B, Campos A, Young L. Clinical significance of primary vesicoureteral reflux and urinary antibiotic prophylaxis after acute pyelonephritis: a multicenter, randomized, controlled study. Pediatrics. 2006;117:626–32
Reviewers: González de Dios J1, Fino Narbaitz E2.
1Departamento de Pediatría. Hospital General Universitario de Alicante. España.
2 Servicio de Pediatrí­a. Hospital General San José de San Martí­n. Carhué. Buenos Aires. Argentina.
Correspondence: Javier González de Dios. Email: javier.gonzalezdedios@gmail.com
Reception date: /05/2006
Acceptance date: 23/05/2006
Publication date: 01/06/2006

How to cite this article

González de Dios J, Fino Narbaitz E. En niños con pielonefritis aguda la profilaxis antibiótica no disminuye la recurrencia de infecciones de orina y cicatrices renales, incluso en aquéllos con reflujo vesicoureteral leve-moderado. Evid Pediatr. 2006;2.20.

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