Current concepts in the management of necrotizing fasciitis - Abstract

Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a severe, rare, potentially lethal soft tissue infection that develops in the scrotum and perineum, the abdominal wall, or the extremities.

A diagnostic predictive scale for urinary tract infection in febrile infants without an apparent focus - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most frequent bacterial infection in infants with nonspecific clinical manifestations.

NICE guidelines cannot be recommended for imaging studies in children younger than 3 years with urinary tract infection - Abstract

Introduction: We assessed the possible consequences of applying the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for imaging studies of children younger than 3 years with urinary tract infection (UTI) to clinical practice, in terms of altered diagnoses and treatment.

Susceptibility to antibiotics in urinary tract infections in a secondary care setting from 2005-2006 and 2010-2011, in São Paulo, Brazil: Data from 11,943 urine cultures - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infection (UTI) has a high incidence and recurrence, therefore, treatment is empirical in the majority of cases.

Maternal genitourinary infections and the risk of gastroschisis - Abstract

Genitourinary infections (GUIs) have been associated with increased risk of gastroschisis in 2 studies.

Partial penectomy after debridement of a Fournier's gangrene progressing with an isolated penile necrosis - Abstract

Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a rare and often fulminant necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum and genital region frequently due to polymicrobial infection.

Postoperative infection rates in patients with a negative baseline urine culture undergoing ureteroscopic stone removal: A matched case-control analysis on antibiotic prophylaxis from the CROES URS Global Study - Abstract

Purpose: To examine the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis on postoperative infection rate in patients with negative urine cultures undergoing ureteroscopy (URS).

Nitrofurantoin--clinical relevance in uncomplicated urinary tract infections - Abstract

The nitrofuran derivative nitrofurantoin has been used for more than 60 years for the antibacterial therapy of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTI).

Predictive utility of prior positive urine cultures - Abstract

BACKGROUND: A patient's prior urine cultures are often considered when choosing empiric antibiotic therapy for a suspected urinary tract infection.

The risk of urinary tract infection after flexible cystoscopy in patients with bladder tumor who did not receive prophylactic antibiotics - Abstract

PURPOSE: The frequency of febrile urinary tract infection was determined after outpatient flexible cystoscopy in antibiotic naïve patients with bladder tumor.

Fournier's gangrene: Review of 120 patients and predictors of mortality - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a devastating and potentially fatal disease requiring prompt and aggressive debridement.

Prognostic value of pro-adrenomedullin, procalcitonin and C-reactive protein in predicting outcome of febrile urinary tract infection - Abstract

Bacterial infections such as febrile urinary tract infection (fUTI) may run a complicated course that is difficult to foretell on clinical evaluation only.

Beyond antibiotic selection: Concordance with the IDSA guidelines for uncomplicated urinary tract infections - Abstract

The purpose of this report was to evaluate concordance with the most recent guidelines for the treatment of uncomplicated UTI based on antibiotic selection, dosage, frequency, and duration.

Black chokeberry juice (Aronia melanocarpa) reduces incidences of urinary tract infection among nursing home residents in the long term--a pilot study - Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a major problem in nursing homes, and the mainstay of treatment is antibiotics.

Role of the bacterial vaccine Solco-Urovac® in treatment and prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections of bacterial origin - Abstract

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) represent a serious medical problem with considerably high rate of morbidity.

Fournier's gangrene as a postoperative complication of inguinal hernia repair - Abstract

Fournier's gangrene is the necrotizing fasciitis of perianal, genitourinary, and perineal regions.

Urinary tract infections in a cohort of kidney transplant recipients - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infection is the most common infectious complication following renal transplantation and its frequency is insufficiently studied in Portugal.

Involuntary detrusor contraction is a frequent finding in patients with recurrent urinary tract infections - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To check whether subtle voiding dysfunction is related to recurrent urinary tract infection (rUTI).

Recurrent urinary tract infections in young children: Role of DMSA scintigraphy in detecting vesicoureteric reflux - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Performing micturiting cystourethrography (MCUG) in young children with recurrent urinary tract infections is controversial with discrepancy among the major guidelines.

Evaluation of the utility of different scoring systems (FGSI, LRINEC and NLR) in the management of Fournier's gangrene - Abstract

PURPOSE: PURPOSE:To evaluate the mortality and morbidity prediction capability of three different scoring systems: Fournier's gangrene severity index (FGSI), Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis (LRINEC) and neutrophile-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) with this retrospective cohort study.