Latest Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) News
Agency is recommending that health care providers not prescribe them for certain patients.
In a study, use of the medication was associated with a significant 61% decreased risk.
Could lead to greater reliance on much more costly intravenous medications.
Case presented of patient with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase E. coli infection.
Older age and a second episode of urinary tract infection identified as risk factors.
A safety review conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has led to new warnings added to the prescribing information for sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Antibiotics frequently initiated inappropriately in ER; continuation after admission inappropriate for 68
The cephalosporin antibiotic proved more effective than trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and amoxicillin.
New meta-analysis also found no significant difference in risk between antimicrobial agents in head-to-head trials.
The researchers found that factors associated with a higher risk of recurrent infections included type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and black ethnicity.
Findings for women undergoing elective gynecologic surgery involving urinary catheterization.
Female kidney recipients have a nearly 7-fold higher risk of UTI than their male counterparts.
Identifying illness correctly is key to drugs' effectiveness, researcher says.
Greater effects were seen in women with UTI, according to researchers.
In a study, vitamin E added to antibiotics was better than antibiotics alone at lessening urinary tract symptoms in girls with pyelonephritis.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)