Infections

Efficacy and safety profile of cranberry in infants and children with recurrent urinary tract infection - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Cranberry prophylaxis of recurrent urinary tract infection in infants has proven effective in the experimental model of the adult.

Lower blood glucose and variability are associated with earlier recovery from renal injury caused by episodic urinary tract infection in advanced type 2 diabetic chronic kidney disease - Abstract

PURPOSE: In our previous study, type 2 diabetic chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients with glomerular filtration rates of < 30 mL/min upon hospitalization for urinary tract infection (UTI) were at a risk for acute kidney injury.

Ureteroneocystostomy in primary vesicoureteral reflux: Critical retrospective analysis of factors affecting the postoperative urinary tract infection rates - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: To determine the parameters affecting the outcome of ureteroneocystostomy (UNC) procedure for vesicoureteral reflux (VUR).

Bifidobacterium--friend or foe? A case of urinary tract infection with Bifidobacterium species - Abstract

Bifidobacterium-a commensal of the human intestine is considered non-pathogenic and has been advocated as a probiotic due to its potential beneficial effects.

Urinary tract infection in elderly trauma patients: Review of the Trauma Quality Improvement Program identifies the population at risk - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Elderly trauma patients are at high risk for urinary tract infection (UTI).

SUFU WM 2015 - The vaginal microbiome and women's health: Implications for clinical translation in prevention of UTI and vaginal infections - Session Highlights

SCOTTSDALE, AZ USA (UroToday.com) - Dr. Rebecca Brotman gave a very informative lecture on the vaginal microbiome and its implications to clinical practice.

SUFU WM 2015 - Upper tract imaging abnormalities related to recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTIs) rarely found in women - Session Highlights

SCOTTSDALE, AZ USA (UroToday.com) - This was the second of two posters that addressed the poor yield of invasive and expensive urologic testing in patients with recurrent UTIs. Despite the fact that current guidelines are lacking, it is common clinical practice to perform cystoscopy and various imaging in women with recurrent UTIs.

SUFU WM 2015 - Cystoscopic yield in the evaluation of recurrent urinary tract infections - Session Highlights

SCOTTSDALE, AZ USA (UroToday.com) - This was the first of two posters that addressed the poor yield of invasive and expensive urologic testing in patients with recurrent UTIs. Despite the fact that current guidelines are lacking, it is common clinical practice to perform cystoscopy and various imaging in women with recurrent UTIs.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy as an adjuvant therapy for comprehensive treatment of Fournier's gangrene - Abstract

Objectives: To compare simple conventional treatment with the addition of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to conventional therapies in the treatment of Fournier's gangrene (FG).

Long-term benefit of male circumcision to the reduction of urinary tract infections and genitourinary cancers in China - Abstract

Increasingly accumulated results from randomized controlled trials and other clinical studies have demonstrated that male circumcision reduces the risks of acquisition and transmission of HIV, HPV, HSV-2, and other sexually transmitted infections, and thus has a potential role in preventing cervical cancer, penile cancer and prostate cancer.

Phylogenetic grouping and pathotypic comparison of urine and fecal Escherichia coli isolates from children with urinary tract infection - Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the phylogenetic background and to assess hlyD (involved in the secretion of haemolysin A) and intI1 (encoding a class 1 integrase) in Escherichia coli isolates derived from urinary and fecal specimens.

Salmonella-related urinary tract infection in an elderly patient - Abstract

An elderly female patient with an uncomplicated urinary tract infection from Salmonella newport is presented.

Idiopathic hypercalciuria in children with urinary tract infection - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Idiopathic hypercalciuria (IH) predisposes to urinary tract infections (UTIs); however, there is scarce local information regarding such association.

Cost-effectiveness of cranberry capsules to prevent urinary tract infection in long-term care facilities: Economic evaluation with a randomized controlled trial - Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To investigate whether the preventive use of cranberry capsules in long-term care facility (LTCF) residents is cost-effective depending on urinary tract infection (UTI) risk.

Clinical and bacteriological efficacy of amikacin in the treatment of lower urinary tract infection caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumonia - Abstract

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing bacteria have become a growing problem limiting therapeutic options.

Diagnosis and management of urinary tract infection and vesicoureteral reflux in the neonate - Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common bacterial infection in febrile newborns, particularly those born prematurely and with a low birth weight.

The prevalence, etiologic agents and risk factors for urinary tract infection among spinal cord injury patients - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are important causes of morbidity and mortality in patients with spinal cord injury and 22% of patients with acute spinal cord injury develop UTI during the first 50 days.

SUFU WM 2015 - Panel: Urinary tract infection update - Session Highlights

SCOTTSDALE, AZ USA (UroToday.com) - Dr. Karyn Eilber moderated a panel of clinicians with expertise in treating urinary tract infections.

Are clinical, laboratory, and imaging markers suitable predictors of vesicoureteral reflux in children with their first febrile urinary tract infection? - Abstract

PURPOSE: This study was conducted to determine the predictive value of clinical, laboratory, and imaging variables for the diagnosis of vesicoureteral reflux in children with their first febrile urinary tract infection.

Urinary tract infection in renal transplant recipients: Incidence, risk factors, and impact on graft function - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common infection post transplant.

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