Oral D-mannose in recurrent urinary tract infections in women: a pilot study

@article{Porru2014OralDI,
  title={Oral D-mannose in recurrent urinary tract infections in women: a pilot study},
  author={Daniele Porru and Alberto Parmigiani and Carmine Tinelli and D. Barletta and Dimitrios Choussos and Carmelo Agostino Di Franco and Valentina Bobbi and Silvia Bassi and O Miller and Barbara Gardella and R. E. Nappi and Arsenio Spinillo and Bruno Rovereto},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={7},
  pages={208 - 213}
}
Background: In recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) usual prophylactic antibiotic regimes do not change the long-term risk of recurrence. Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy of D-mannose in the treatment and prophylaxis of recurrent UTIs. Methods: In this randomized cross-over trial female patients were eligible for the study if they had an acute symptomatic UTI and three or more recurrent UTIs during the preceding 12 months. Suitable patients were randomly assigned to antibiotic… 

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