Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) Features

Men's Health Update Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Compared with standing, sitting was associated with significantly lower post-void residual volume.

Latest Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) News

Urinary Catheters Frequently Left in at Hospital

Urinary Catheters Frequently Left in at Hospital

Members of the clinical team should keep reevaluating the need for urinary catheter use in hospitalized patients

Length of Stay Predictors for Infants Hospitalized with Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Length of Stay Predictors for Infants Hospitalized with Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Younger age, preterm birth among clinical factors that predict a longer length of stay (LOS) for infants hospitalized with an urinary tract infection (UTI).

Intervention Reduces Urinary Tract Infection Risk in Kids

Intervention Reduces Urinary Tract Infection Risk in Kids

Quality-improvement initiative reduces catheter-associated urinary tract infection rates in children.

Reasons for Alpha Blocker Switch ID'd

Reasons for Alpha Blocker Switch ID'd

Lack of efficacy is the main reason for the switch.

Post-Transplant UTI Prophylaxis Protocol Addresses Sulfa Allergy

Post-Transplant UTI Prophylaxis Protocol Addresses Sulfa Allergy

Using cephalexin instead of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole may decrease UTI incidence and cost of care.

VUR Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Beneficial

Antimicrobial prophylaxis for children with VUR after a febrile UT) decreases risk.

Ultrasound for Genitourinary Problems in Kids Falls Short

Ultrasound for Genitourinary Problems in Kids Falls Short

It is poor at detecting vesicoureteral reflux in children who have had a febrile urinary tract infection.

Antibiotics Best, But Not Only Way to Treat Recurrent UTIs

Antibiotics Best, But Not Only Way to Treat Recurrent UTIs

Cranberry pills, estrogen therapy, and acupuncture also show benefit, according to a systematic literature review.

Bladder Instillation of Heparin May Prevent UTIs

Bladder Instillation of Heparin May Prevent UTIs

Pilot study demonstrates positive results in women suffering recurrent urinary tract infections.

Non-Antibiotic Prophylaxis Beneficial in Recurrent UTI

Non-Antibiotic Prophylaxis Beneficial in Recurrent UTI

Meta-analysis includes oral immunostimulant OM-89, estrogens, cranberries, acupuncture.

TRT Doesn't Worsen Urinary Tract Symptoms

TRT Doesn't Worsen Urinary Tract Symptoms

About 30 percent of men experience an AUA symptoms index improvement of 3 or more points.

Acute Cystitis Rarely Caused by Enterococci, Streptococci

Acute Cystitis Rarely Caused by Enterococci, Streptococci

Though found in midstream voided urine in younger women, typically not detected in catheter urine.

Lower-Dose Oxychlorosene Better for UTIs

It is just as effective as higher-dose oxychlorosene but causes fewer adverse effects, according to study findings.

Non-UTI Problems Common with Urethral Catheters

Leakage/incontinence topped the list at 11%, according to a study.

UTI Risk Unaffected by Catheter Type

Total weeks of self-reported UTI in children with spina bifida were similar with hydrophilic single-use and multi-use PVC catheters.