IN recent years urologists have taken considerable interest in vesico-ureteric reflux, particularly in childhood. The frequent association of such abnormal regurgitation with persistent urinary infection, with upper urinary tract dilatation and with pyelonephritis and fibrosis of the renal parenchyma has become well recognized. The precise role of reflux in the pathogenesis of these disorders and the natural course of the condition are still subjudice but the evidence is increasing that reflux is, of itself, …
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