More and more, these specialists are performing urologic procedures and collaborating with nephrologists.
A new trial has found that mirabegronreduced the frequency of incontinence episodes and number of daily urinations in adults with overactive bladder.
A new "smart catheter" is being developed to combat catheter-related urinary tract infections.
From 2006-2009, the number of visits rose by an estimated 3.46% annually.
If patients are not bothered by symptoms, they do not necessarily require treatment, Australian researcher says.
Lack of evidence for link between early ID of UTI, prevention of long-term renal complications.
Follow-up similar with both visits; more antibiotics prescribed, less preventive care with e-visits.
Longer-duration antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infections (UTIs) in men does not decrease their risk of early or late recurrence.
Cranberry juice is less effective than previously indicated.
Discrepancies found in competing definitions of catheter-related urinary tract infections
Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) occur at similar rates in the intensive care unit (ICU) and in non-ICU settings.
Options include lactobacilli and cranberry preparations.
Microscopic hematuria is an unreliable indicator of urinary tract malignancy, according to study findings presented at the American Urological Association 2012 annual meeting.
Study reveals large increase in resistance to ciprofloxacin and TMP-SMX from 2000 to 2010.
Community-acquired urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children caused by enterococcal bacteria are associated with a high rate of underlying urinary abnormalities, a study found.
Although urinary tract infections (UTIs) in childhood are considered a risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD), a literature search revealed that in the absence of structural kidney abnormalities evident in imaging studies after the first UTI, the etiologic fraction of recurrent childhood UTIs as a main cause of CKD appears small, investigators reported in Pediatrics.
GLASGOW—Intravesical instillation of hyaluronic acid may be a safe and effective way to reduce the likelihood of recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) in fertile women, Italian investigators reported at the International Continence Society annual meeting.
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) is more effective than cranberry extract in preventing recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTI), data from a double-blind noninferiority trial indicate, but antimicrobial resistance remains a major concern.