The need for antibiotic prophylaxis before urodynamic studies


ŞİMŞİR A. , MAMMADOV R., KIZILAY F. , ÖZYURT M. C.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.41, no.5, pp.883-887, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1007-937
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.883-887

Abstract

Aim: The use of antibiotic prophylaxis before urodynamic studies (US) is not recommended routinely. We investigated the factors that would enable us to predict bacteriuria that is likely to develop after US, and that make us consider the need for prophylaxis.