Nosocomial bacteriuria in patients with indwelling catheter after radical retropubic prostatectomy for prostate cancer.


INTRODUCTION Patients with prolonged catheter drainage following pelvic surgery are at increased risk for bacteriuria that may have an impact on the clinical course. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrieved all urine analyses from 148 consecutive patients that underwent open retropubic radical prostatectomy at our institution in 2002. The following data were… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000167834

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