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Controversies in antibiotic prophylaxis in urology.
  • M. Grabe
  • Medicine
  • International journal of antimicrobial agents
  • 1 March 2004
Antibiotic prophylaxis in urologic surgery remains controversial. However, progress has been made and some of the controversies have been answered. Firstly, it is important to underline that urologicExpand
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Catheter-associated urinary tract infections and other infections in patients hospitalized for acute stroke: A prospective cohort study of two different silicone catheters
ABSTRACT Objective: Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is the most common healthcare-associated infection. The primary aim of this study was to investigate whether the use of aExpand
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Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in urology
  • M. Grabe
  • Medicine
  • Current opinion in urology
  • 1 January 2001
This report reviews recent studies on infectious complications and antibiotic prophylaxis in common urological instrumentation. As a result of variations in the definitions of infectiousExpand
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Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Clinical Urological Practice: Preoperative Control of Bacteriuria and Management of Recurrent UTI
Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU) is a common clinical condition that often leads to unnecessary antimicrobial use. The reduction of antibiotic overuse for ABU is consequently an important issue forExpand
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Antimicrobial resistance in urosepsis: outcomes from the multinational, multicenter global prevalence of infections in urology (GPIU) study 2003–2013
AbstractObjective Primary objective was to identify the (1) relationship of clinical severity of urosepsis with the pathogen spectrum and resistance and (2) appropriateness of using the pathogenExpand
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Antibiotic prophylaxis in urological surgery, a European viewpoint.
  • M. Grabe
  • Medicine
  • International journal of antimicrobial agents
  • 1 December 2011
Surgical site infections (SSI) including urinary tract infections (UTI) cause a significant morbidity in urological surgery. Antibiotic prophylaxis is one of several factors impacting on infectionExpand
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Tailored perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis in urological surgery: myth or reality?
Purpose of review The controversies surrounding perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis (AMP) are about the use and especially misuse of antibiotics. The overall lack of evidence to facilitate aExpand
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PROQUR: A tool for quality control, epidemiological surveillance, patient follow-up and clinical research activities related to prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is a leading cancer in Western Europe and epidemiological surveillance is essential to better understand the disease and its treatment. A database for quality control starting withExpand
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Re: Treatment Duration of Febrile Urinary Tract Infection: A Pragmatic Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Non-inferiority Trial in Men and Women.
  • M. Grabe
  • Medicine
  • European urology
  • 1 October 2017
The results confirm those of previous trials of fUTI (eg, pyelonephritis) in women who were successfully treated with a 7-d ciprofloxacin course [1]. By contrast, men seem to require 14 d ofExpand
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Can routine outpatient follow-up of patients with bladder cancer be improved? A multicenter prospective observational assessment of blue light flexible cystoscopy and fulguration
Background The aim of this prospective cohort study was to determine the feasibility of incorporating blue light flexible cystoscopy (BLFC) and biopsy/fulguration into routine outpatient follow-up ofExpand
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