Risk factors for urosepsis following percutaneous nephrolithotomy: role of 1 week of nitrofurantoin in reducing the risk of urosepsis

@article{Kumar2011RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for urosepsis following percutaneous nephrolithotomy: role of 1 week of nitrofurantoin in reducing the risk of urosepsis},
  author={Santosh Kumar and Sanand Bag and Raguram Ganesamoni and Arup Kumar Mandal and Narayan Dass Taneja and Surjit Singh},
  journal={Urological Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={40},
  pages={79-86}
}
The purpose of this study was to analyze the various risk factors for urosepsis following percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) and to study the role of 1-week nitrofurantoin before PNL in reducing the risk of urosepsis. All patients undergoing PNL from April 2007 to November 2008 were prospectively included and grouped into four cohorts according to the following inclusion criteria: group A: stones ≤ 2.5 cm, no hydronephrosis, sterile urine; group B: diabetes mellitus, serum creatinine > 2 mg/dl… CONTINUE READING
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