Postoperative Infection Rates in Patients with a Negative Baseline Urine Culture Undergoing Ureteroscopic Stone Removal: A Matched Case-Control Analysis on Antibiotic Prophylaxis from the CROES URS Global Study


Martov A., Gravas S., Etemadian M., Unsal A., Barusso G., D'Addessi A., ...More

JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY, vol.29, no.2, pp.171-180, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/end.2014.0470
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.171-180

Abstract

Purpose: To examine the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis on postoperative infection rate in patients with negative urine cultures undergoing ureteroscopy (URS).