Infections

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

BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - 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 (UroToday.com) - 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.

Cellulose and PapG are important for Escherichia coli causing recurrent urinary tract infection in women - Abstract

Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Prophylaxis of urinary tract infections in subjects with spinal cord injury and bladder function disorders - current clinical practice - Abstract

Neuro-Urologie, Schweizer Paraplegiker Zentrum, Nottwil, Schweiz.

Antibiotic prophylaxis in urology - Abstract

Klinik für Urologie, Kinderurologie und Andrologie, Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Standort Gießen, Rudolf-Buchheim-Str. 7 , 35392, Gießen, Deutschland.

Antibiotic prophylaxis in urological surgery, a European viewpoint - Abstract

Department of Urology, Skåne University Hospital, University of Lund, S-20502 Malmö, Sweden.

Comparison of bacteria isolated from urinary tract infections in patients on transplant versus urologic wards - Abstract

Infant Jesus Teaching Hospital, Emergency and Trauma Centre in Warsaw, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland.

Urinary tract infections in the early posttransplant period after liver transplantation: Etiologic agents and their susceptibility - Abstract

Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland.

Urinary tract infections in the early posttransplant period after kidney transplantation: Etiologic agents and their susceptibility - Abstract

Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland.

Does clinical examination aid in the diagnosis of urinary tract infections in women? A systematic review and meta-analysis - Abstract

Clinicians should be aware of the diagnostic values of various symptoms, signs and antecedents.

Susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa urinary tract isolates and influence of urinary tract conditions on antibiotic tolerance - Abstract

Institute of Microbiology, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Spielmannstr. 7, 38106, Braunschweig, Germany.

Antimicrobial management and appropriateness of treatment of urinary tract infection in general practice in Ireland - Abstract

Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, NUI Galway, Ireland.

Beyond the Abstract - Urinary tract infection before and after mid-urethral slings: Culture-proven diagnosis and analysis of risk factors, by Ahmed S. El-Hefnawy, MD

BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Although postoperative complications of midurethral slings are well acknowledged, urinary tract infection is less commonly addressed than other complications and its prevalence is not well defined in literature.

Clinical presentation of urinary tract infection (UTI) differs with aging in women - Abstract

The Department of Geriatric Medicine, Meir Medical Center, 57 Tchernichovski Str., Kfar Saba 44281, Israel.