Data mining derived treatment algorithms from the electronic medical record improve theoretical empirical therapy for outpatient urinary tract infections - Abstract

Department of Urology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA.

Iatrogenic foreign body in bladder induced recurrent urinary tract infection: A case report - Abstract

Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey.

New insights into the epidemiology and etiology of Fournier's gangrene: A review of 33 patients - Abstract

Department of Surgery, University of Lübeck Medical School, Ratzeburger Allee 160, Lübeck, Germany.

Fournier's gangrene in a 44-year-old woman: CT scan findings - Abstract

Department of Radiodiagnosis, University Hospital Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain.

Few hospitals aggressively combat catheter-associated urinary tract infections

ANN ARBOR, MI USA (Press Release) - December 8, 2011 -

University of Michigan Health System and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare study shows no-payment rule may not be enough to prevent infections

Preventing hospital-acquired infections: A national survey of practices reported by U.S. hospitals in 2005 and 2009 - Abstract

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research and the Hospital Outcomes Program of Excellence (HOPE), PO Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Evaluation of risk factors and severity of a life threatening surgical emergency: Fournier's gangrene (a report of 15 cases) - Abstract

Department of General Surgery, Celal Bayar University, School of Medicine, Manisa, Türkiye.

Editor's Commentary - Making the hospital safer for older adult patients: a focus on the indwelling urinary catheter

BERKELEY, CA ( - This is a very good review of the steps that Kaiser Permanente, Southern California region, successfully used to reduce the inappropriate use of indwelling urinary catheters (IUCs).

Vacuum-assisted closure for the treatment of Fournier's gangrene - Abstract

Department of Urology, Messina University, Messina, Italy.

Localized Fournier's gangrene of the penis: A case report - Abstract

Department of Urology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi university, Japan.

Editor's Commentary - Urethral erosion: a case for prevention

BERKELEY, CA ( - This article is about a case study of a 63-year-old, male resident of a local nursing facility in California, who developed urethral erosion, a common urethral complication with long-term indwelling urinary catheterization (IUC).

The evaluation of microbiology and Fournier's gangrene severity index in 27 patients - Abstract

Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinic Microbiology, Dicle University Medical School, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey.

Editor's Commentary - Washout policies in long-term indwelling urinary catheterization in adults: A short version Cochrane review

BERKELEY, CA ( - This article reviews the current evidence-based research on the use of indwelling urinary catheter (IUC) washouts, referred to in the United States as catheter irrigation.

Abdominal compartimental syndrome as a complication of Fournier's gangrene - Abstract

Università degli Studi di Perugia, Azienda Ospedaliera S. Maria di Terni, Clinica Chirurgica Generale e d'Urgenza.

Editor's Commentary - Reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the critical care unit

BERKELEY, CA ( - This excellent review article on CAUTIs discusses the use of Foley catheters in acute care patients.

Making the hospital safer for older adult patients: a focus on the indwelling urinary catheter - Abstract

West Los Angeles Medical Center; Southern California Permanente Medical Group Geriatric Hospital Safety Order Set Committee; University of California, Berkeley.

Epidemiology of hospital-acquired urinary tract-related bloodstream infection at a university hospital - Abstract

Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

A clinical prediction rule for fluoroquinolone resistance in healthcare-acquired gram-negative urinary tract infection - Abstract

Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Prevention of infectious complication and its risk factors after urological procedures of the upper urinary tract - Abstract

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan.

Combined ventriculoperitoneal shunt blockage, viscus perforation and migration into urethra, presenting with repeated urinary tract infection - Abstract

Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.