In the recent past, 57 patients (92 ureters) have undergone endoscopic treatment of vesicoureteric reflux. The experience at Hopkins has been totally with Zyderm (Collagen Corporation, Palo Alto, CA). The complications have been minimal and most procedures have been performed as an outpatient. Successful results were obtained in 75% of ureters at one month. One year following is available in 29 ureters. Seventy-two per cent cured at one month were persistently cured at one year. Further experience is being obtained currently utilizing this substance in an expanded group of patients.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Problems in Urology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1990|
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