Simple Use of the Suppository Type Povidone-Iodine Can Prevent Infectious Complications in Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsy

@article{Park2009SimpleUO,
  title={Simple Use of the Suppository Type Povidone-Iodine  Can  Prevent Infectious Complications in Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsy},
  author={Dong Soo Park and Jong Jin Oh and Jin Ha Lee and Woong Ki Jang and Young Kwon Hong and Sung Keun Hong},
  journal={Advances in Urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={2009},
  pages={682 - 685}
}
Purpose. To determine the effect of simple use of suppository povidone-iodine on infectious complications after transrectal ultrasonography-guided biopsy of the prostate. Methods. All 481 patients are included and received antibiotic prophylaxis. Among them, 360 patients received povidone-iodine suppository (Gynobetadine; 200 mg) immediately prior to biopsy and 121 patients did not. Infectious complications were classified. To evaluate bactericidal effects, we counted bacterial colonies in the… CONTINUE READING