Home | About Us | Current Issue | Ahead of print | Archives | Search | Instructions | Subscription | Feedback | Editorial Board | e-Alerts | Login 
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
     Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons         
 Users Online:1011 
  Print this page Email this page   Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size

Year : 2009  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 18

Editor's comments

Guest Editor

Date of Web Publication31-Jul-2009

Correspondence Address:
Minu Bajpai
Guest Editor

Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.54815

Rights and Permissions


How to cite this article:
Bajpai M. Editor's comments. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2009;14:18

How to cite this URL:
Bajpai M. Editor's comments. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2009 [cited 2023 Mar 30];14:18. Available from: https://www.jiaps.com/text.asp?2009/14/1/18/54815

In this study, Spot VCUG under intermittent fluoroscopy was done by the traditional technique. No attempt was made to record the volume of contrast injected at the time of recording the status of reflux during VCUG. The same was done for DRC. Therefore, the results are not comparable. The data of DRC results from the present study simply endorse the known position on VCUG.

The authors admit that grading of reflux is not possible with radionuclide studies. This is of paramount importance. In McLaren and Simpson's report (BJU 2001; 87:93-97), 50% of the low grades of reflux were missed by DRC. Besides other information, the authors had concluded that DRC and VCUG both should be carried out to improve upon picking up reflux and grading it. Although, the authors of the present study also conclude the same, the methodology is biased towards DRC. The data can be compared only when the same bladder filling criteria are applied to both modalities of investigations. And, if applied to VCUG alone, more information can be generated vis a vis DRC. The latter would then become redundant.


Print this article  Email this article
Previous article Next article


   Next article
   Previous article 
   Table of Contents
    Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
    Article in PDF (540 KB)
    Citation Manager
    Access Statistics
    Reader Comments
    Email Alert *
    Add to My List *
* Registration required (free)  

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded147    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal

Contact us | Sitemap | Advertise | What's New | Copyright and Disclaimer | Privacy Notice

  2005 - Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons | Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow 

Online since 1st May '05