Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Turkey
Suzi Demirbag has completed his MD at the age of 23 years from Gulhane Military Medical School and Postdoctoral studies from same center. He has published more than 36 papers in reputed journals.
Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is retrograde flow of urine from the bladder into the ureters and is still one of the most common causes of end-stage renal disease in infancy and childhood. In this abstract we will discuss indications and effectiveness of the open surgery in VUR. The prevalence of VUR in healthy children is around 1-3% and varies depending on sex, age and race. There are two treatment options for patients with VUR: Medical and surgical. The main goal in the management of vesicoureteral reflux in children is to protect renal function. There is a still disagreement regarding the optimal management of the VUR.
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