Primary care physicians poorly educated on vesicoureteral reflux

April 1, 2011

Many providers try to treat VUR on their own. And fewer than half are aware of the use of dextranomer/hyaluronic acid to treat VUR in children.

San Francisco-Urologists could do a better job educating pediatricians and family practitioners about vesicoureteral reflux. That's the message from a national survey of primary care providers conducted by researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA.

Many providers try to treat VUR on their own. And fewer than half are aware of the use of dextranomer/hyaluronic acid (Dx/HA [Deflux]) to treat VUR in children.