Diego A Abreu

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Prostatic abscess is rare. Its potentially serious course requires a high level of clinical suspicion and prompt and effective treatment. The causative germs are usually either enterobacteria or Enterococcus. The authors highlight the importance of considering epidemiological and clinical aspects in the early diagnosis and treatment. Prostatic abscess due(More)
PURPOSE We describe the clinical presentation and response to treatment of community acquired, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus retroperitoneal infections. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 13 patients with unusual retroperitoneal infections who fulfilled Centers for Disease Control criteria for community acquired, methicillin resistant S.(More)
BACKGROUND Surgical site infection (SSI) is the second most common type of nosocomial infections in the United States. In Uruguay, the incidence after prostatectomies is 2.6%. The aim of our study was to compare the efficacy of two skin antiseptics and to determine possible risk factors for SSI in patients undergoing surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia(More)
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