ANTIMICROBIAL PROPHYLAXIS IN MANAGEMENT OF URINARY-TRACT STONES BY EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCK-WAVE LITHOTRIPSY - IS IT NECESSARY


ILKER Y., TURKERI L. , KORTEN V., TARCAN T., AKDAS A.

UROLOGY, vol.46, no.2, pp.165-167, 1995 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0090-4295(99)80187-3
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.165-167

Abstract

Objectives. In a prospective randomized study, we evaluated the incidence of urinary tract infections following extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and the necessity of prophylactic antibiotic administration in patients treated with this modality.