Characteristics and clinical significance of bacterial colonization of ureteral double-J stents in children.

OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency, type of pathogen and clinical significance of bacterial colonization of double-J stents after pyeloplasty in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS The medical files of 82 consecutive children (22 girls, 60 boys) who underwent pyeloplasty at a tertiary pediatric medical center in 2000-2007 were reviewed. Additional inclusion… CONTINUE READING