iReflux Risk Calculator

Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a pediatric condition most frequently diagnosed in infancy and childhood. When a child has VUR, urine flows backward—from the bladder to the kidneys – through one or both ureters. Children born with VUR lack the valve function that prevents urine from flowing back from the bladder up to the kidneys.

Children with VUR who develop a urinary tract infection are at risk of the infection traveling to the kidney and causing pyelonephritits. These infections may then cause scarring and damage to the kidneys. Over time, increased scarring and damage to kidneys can cause decreased kidney function and high blood pressure.

We have developed this calculator for predicting the risk of breakthrough urinary tract infections with children with vesicoureteral reflux.



You can also download it as an iOS app from the App Store and for Android from the Google Play store: