Vesicoureteral Reflux Program | Conditions and Treatments


Overview Megaureter is simply the medical term for a "large" or "big" ureter. The ureter is a tube-like structure that serves as the passageway for the flow of urine from the kidney to the bladder.

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Posterior Urethral Valves

If your son has posterior urethral valves (PUV), it means that he was born with extra flaps of tissue that have grown in his urethra, the tube that leads from the bladder to the tip of his penis.

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Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR)

In normal kidney-bladder function, urine flows from the kidneys to the bladder. In children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), the urine flows backwards from the bladder up toward the kidneys. As a

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At Boston Children’s Hospital, we understand that if your infant or child has been diagnosed with a ureterocele, you and your family are under stress. So we’ll approach your child’s treatment with

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

What is a UTI? A urinary tract infection is a bacterial infection in the urinary tract that can cause discomfort and complications in your child if left untreated. The experts at Boston Children’s

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