The global burden of major infectious complications following prostate biopsy

@article{Bennett2015TheGB,
  title={The global burden of major infectious complications following prostate biopsy},
  author={H. Bennett and M. Roberts and S. Doi and R. Gardiner},
  journal={Epidemiology and Infection},
  year={2015},
  volume={144},
  pages={1784 - 1791}
}
SUMMARY We present a systematic review providing estimates of the overall and regional burden of infectious complications following prostate biopsy. A directly standardized prevalence estimate was used because it reflects the burden of disease more explicitly. Complications included sepsis, hospitalization, bacteraemia, bacteriuria, and acute urinary retention after biopsy. There were 165 articles, comprising 162 577 patients, included in the final analysis. Our findings demonstrate that… Expand
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