Prevention of UTI in Children with CAKUT: A Medical Challenge

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Context: Inflammation of the urinary tract (UTI) is more common in children with congenital kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) anomalies than in the general paediatric population. Children may be predisposed to renal scarring, hypertension and CKD due to repeated UTI as a result of CAKUT. In this group of patients, UTI avoidance is advocated, but in light of the controversy surrounding the use of prophylactic antibiotics, achieving this has become a medical challenge. Methods: This was a 10-year retrospective study … Continue reading “Prevention of UTI in Children with CAKUT: A Medical Challenge”