Genomes and Genes
Summary: Employment or passage of a catheter into the bladder (urethral c.) or kidney (ureteral c.) for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.
Publications250 found, 100 shown here
- Complications of Foley catheters--is infection the greatest risk?Anne Marie Leuck
VA Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
J Urol 187:1662-6. 2012..Although symptomatic urinary tract infection and asymptomatic bacteriuria are frequently discussed, genitourinary trauma receives comparatively little attention...
- Translating health care-associated urinary tract infection prevention research into practice via the bladder bundleSanjay Saint
VA Ann Arbor HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:449-55. 2009..In addition, a long-term research project is being conducted to evaluate the current initiative and to identify practical strategies to ensure the effective use of proven infection prevention and patient safety practices...
- Reducing inappropriate urinary catheter use: a statewide effortMohamad G Fakih
University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
Arch Intern Med 172:255-60. 2012..The objective of this study was to evaluate the results of a statewide quality improvement effort to reduce inappropriate urinary catheter use...
- Systematic review and meta-analysis: reminder systems to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections and urinary catheter use in hospitalized patientsJennifer Meddings
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, and 3Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0429, USA
Clin Infect Dis 51:550-60. 2010..To summarize the effect of urinary catheter reminder systems on the rate of CAUTI, urinary catheter use, and the need for recatheterization, we performed a systematic review and meta-analysis...
- The direct costs of nosocomial catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the era of managed carePaul A Tambyah
Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:27-31. 2002..To determine the additional direct costs of hospitalization attributable to catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) in 1,497 newly catheterized patients...
- Are physicians aware of which of their patients have indwelling urinary catheters?S Saint
Department of Internal Medicine SS, MLB, UDP, SJB, TPH, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Am J Med 109:476-80. 2000....
- Engineering out the risk for infection with urinary cathetersD G Maki
University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 7:342-7. 2001....
- Indwelling urethral catheter and mortality in frail elderly women living in communityFrancesco Landi
Department of Gerontology Geriatric and Physiatric, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
Neurourol Urodyn 23:697-701. 2004..The aims of present study were to describe the prevalence of bladder catheter in a population of older women living in community and to examine the relationship between urinary catheter and mortality...
- Effect of establishing guidelines on appropriate urinary catheter placementMohamad G Fakih
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
Acad Emerg Med 17:337-40. 2010..The authors sought to evaluate the effect of establishing institutional guidelines for appropriate UC placement coupled with emergency physician (EP) education on UC utilization...
- A prospective randomized trial of the LoFric hydrophilic coated catheter versus conventional plastic catheter for clean intermittent catheterizationJonathan M Vapnek
Department of Urology, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
J Urol 169:994-8. 2003....
- Catheter-associated urinary tract infectionsJ W Warren
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 10 S. Pine Street, Room 9-00, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Int J Antimicrob Agents 17:299-303. 2001..If the catheter can be removed before bacteriuria develops, postponement becomes prevention...
- Incidence and prevention of iatrogenic urethral injuriesCarol Kashefi
Division of Urology, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92103, USA
J Urol 179:2254-7; discussion 2257-8. 2008..We studied the incidence and mechanism of iatrogenic urinary catheter injuries occurring in adult male inpatients at a single institution. We also designed and implemented an intervention to prevent these injuries...
- Current practices in treatment of female genital fistula: a cross sectional studySteven D Arrowsmith
Fistula Care Project, EngenderHealth, 440 9th Ave, New York, NY, USA
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:73. 2010..This study was designed to identify practices in care that could lead to the design of prospective and randomized controlled trials...
- Predicting short-term urinary retention after vaginal prolapse surgeryRobert A Hakvoort
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Spaarne Hospital, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Neurourol Urodyn 28:225-8. 2009..Identification of risk factors for urinary retention after vaginal prolapse surgery...
- Stop orders to reduce inappropriate urinary catheterization in hospitalized patients: a randomized controlled trialMark Loeb
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 23:816-20. 2008..Hospitalized patients frequently have urinary catheters inserted for inappropriate reasons. This can lead to urinary tract infections and other complications...
- Comparison of bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate with standard transurethral prostatectomy: shorter stay, earlier catheter removal and fewer complicationsJonathan S Starkman
Department of Urology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4160 John R, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
BJU Int 95:69-71. 2005..They describe particularly how painful a condition it is, and that it had a significant economic burden...
- A multicenter qualitative study on preventing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection in US hospitalsSanjay Saint
Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:333-41. 2008..We thus conducted a multicenter study to understand better how US hospitals approach the prevention of hospital-acquired UTI...
- Complications of intermittent catheterization: their prevention and treatmentJ J Wyndaele
Department of Urology, University Antwerpen, University Hospital Antwerpen, Belgium
Spinal Cord 40:536-41. 2002..Literature review to evaluate the complications seen in patients on intermittent catheterization (IC) and intermittent self-catheterization (ISC)...
- Biofilms and catheter-associated urinary tract infectionsSanjay Saint
Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Infect Dis Clin North Am 17:411-32. 2003..Future research should focus on additional methods for preventing this common infection...
- Urethral catheters: can we reduce use?Pieter J Van den Broek
Leiden University Medical Centre, Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden, The Netherlands
BMC Urol 11:10. 2011..Indwelling urinary catheters are the main cause of healthcare-associated urinary tract infections. It can be expected that reduction of the use of urinary catheters will lead to decreased numbers of urinary tract infection...
- Clinical and economic consequences of nosocomial catheter-related bacteriuriaS Saint
Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0376, USA
Am J Infect Control 28:68-75. 2000....
- Preventing catheter-related bacteriuria: should we? Can we? How?S Saint
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
Arch Intern Med 159:800-8. 1999Up to 25% of hospitalized patients undergo urinary catheterization, and about 5% develop bacteriuria each day of catheterization. Catheter-related bacteriuria is associated with increased morbidity and mortality...
- The epic project: developing national evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare associated infections. Phase I: Guidelines for preventing hospital-acquired infections. Department of Health (England)R J Pratt
Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London
J Hosp Infect 47:S3-82. 2001....
- Initial inappropriate urinary catheters use in a tertiary-care center: incidence, risk factors, and outcomesAnucha Apisarnthanarak
Division of Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, Faculty of Medicine, Thamamsart University Hospital, Pratumthani, Thailand
Am J Infect Control 35:594-9. 2007To evaluate the epidemiology and outcomes for initiation of inappropriate urinary catheterization (IUC) among hospitalized patients.
- Inappropriate treatment of catheter-associated asymptomatic bacteriuria in a tertiary care hospitalMatthew Cope
Department of Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Clin Infect Dis 48:1182-8. 2009....
- Intermittent catheterisation with hydrophilic-coated catheters (SpeediCath) reduces the risk of clinical urinary tract infection in spinal cord injured patients: a prospective randomised parallel comparative trialD J M K De Ridder
Department of Urology, University Hospitals KU Leuven, Belgium
Eur Urol 48:991-5. 2005..To compare the performance of SpeediCath hydrophilic-coated catheters versus uncoated polyvinyl chloride (PVC) catheters, in traumatic spinal cord injured patients presenting with functional neurogenic bladder-sphincter disorders...
- Postoperative voiding, bacteriuria and urinary tract infection with Foley catheterization after gynecological surgeryHjalmar A Schiøtz
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vestfold Hospital, Norway
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:476-81. 2006..The last study was a double-blind trial between methenamine hippurate and placebo as prophylaxis against urinary tract infection and asymptomatic bacteriuria using 1-day catheterization...
- Factors associated with health care-acquired urinary tract infectionNicholas Graves
The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Am J Infect Control 35:387-92. 2007..Health care-acquired urinary tract infection is common, and the risk factors should be understood by those who manage hospitalized patients and researchers interested in interventions and programs designed to reduce rates...
- Urinary catheters: what type do men and their nurses prefer?S Saint
Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 48109 0376, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 47:1453-7. 1999..We sought to determine the beliefs of both older male patients and nursing staff about the relative merits and problems of condom and indwelling catheters...
- Effect of nurse-led multidisciplinary rounds on reducing the unnecessary use of urinary catheterization in hospitalized patientsMohamad G Fakih
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:815-9. 2008..To determine the effect of nurse-led multidisciplinary rounds on reducing the unnecessary use of urinary catheters (UCs)...
- British Association of Urological Surgeons' suprapubic catheter practice guidelinesSimon C W Harrison
Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield, Eastbourne, UK
BJU Int 107:77-85. 2011..This study has reviewed the available clinical evidence relating to SPC usage. Where this is lacking, expert opinion has been sought. Guidelines are suggested to help maximise safety and ensure best practice in relation to SPC usage...
- Acute urinary retention: what is the impact on patients' quality of life?Kay Thomas
Urology Department, St George s Hospital, London, UK
BJU Int 95:72-6. 2005....
- A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, parallel group study comparing polyvinyl chloride and polyvinyl chloride-free catheter materialsJ A Witjes
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Urol 182:2794-8. 2009....
- Indwelling urinary catheters: a one-point restraint?Sanjay Saint
Ann Intern Med 137:125-7. 2002
- Purple urine bag syndrome: a rare and interesting phenomenonNoriko Soffi Harun
Department of Medicine, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, BA 1710, Brunei Darussalam
South Med J 100:1048-50. 2007..Tryptophan metabolism is involved in the pathogenesis. We present two cases of this rare and interesting phenomenon and discuss the underlying pathogenesis...
- Conservative management in neurogenic bladder dysfunctionAhmet R Aslan
Division of Urology, Albany Medical College, New York 12208, USA
Curr Opin Urol 12:473-7. 2002..In this article, we will focus on the most recent data on new modalities of therapy to help avoid urinary diversion or bladder augmentation...
- A hospital-site controlled intervention using audit and feedback to implement guidelines concerning inappropriate treatment of catheter-associated asymptomatic bacteriuriaBarbara W Trautner
Houston Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
Implement Sci 6:41. 2011....
- An economic model to assess the cost and benefits of the routine use of silver alloy coated urinary catheters to reduce the risk of urinary tract infections in catheterized patientsR Plowman
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
J Hosp Infect 48:33-42. 2001..4% reduction in catheterized surgical patients, would cover the cost of the intervention. Any further reduction in incidence would result in net positive benefits...
- A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled comparison of the effect of nitrofurantoin monohydrate macrocrystals on the development of urinary tract infections after surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and/or stress urinary incontinence with suprapubic cRebecca G Rogers
University of New Mexico, and Lovelace Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Obstetric and Gynecological Associates, Houston, Tex, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, and Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, Calif USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:182-7. 2004....
- Intermittent catheterization with a prelubricated catheter in spinal cord injured patients: a prospective randomized crossover studyA Giannantoni
Department of Urology, University of Perugia, Policlinico Monteluce, Perugia, Italy
J Urol 166:130-3. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: The prelubricated nonhydrophilic catheter is a safe, effective and comfortable option in spinal cord injured patients on intermittent self-catheterization...
- Hydrophilic-coated catheters for intermittent catheterisation reduce urethral micro trauma: a prospective, randomised, participant-blinded, crossover study of three different types of cathetersJ Stensballe
Department of Anaesthesia, Centre of Head and Orthopaedics, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
Eur Urol 48:978-83. 2005..To compare two hydrophilic-coated (SpeediCath and LoFric and one uncoated gel-lubricated catheter (InCare Advance Plus) concerning withdrawal friction force and urethral micro trauma...
- Intermittent catheterization practices following spinal cord injury: a national surveyM Gail Woodbury
School of Physical Therapy and Department of Epidemiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Can J Urol 15:4065-71. 2008..To identify intermittent catheterization (IC) practices and factors associated with urinary tract infection (UTI) in community-dwelling people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) in Canada...
- Prevention of nosocomial catheter-associated urinary tract infections through computerized feedback to physicians and a nurse-directed protocolJeffrey Topal
Department of Pharmacy Services, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
Am J Med Qual 20:121-6. 2005..001) was demonstrated...
- Urinary catheterization in labour with high-dose vs mobile epidural analgesia: a randomized controlled trialM J A Wilson
Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
Br J Anaesth 102:97-103. 2009Dense perineal block from epidural analgesia increases the risk of urinary catheterization in labour...
- Antibiotic prophylaxis at urinary catheter removal prevents urinary tract infections: a prospective randomized trialUrs Pfefferkorn
Department of Surgery, St Claraspital, Basel, Switzerland
Ann Surg 249:573-5. 2009..To assess whether antibiotic prophylaxis at urinary catheter removal reduces the rate of urinary tract infections...
- Inappropriate use of urinary catheters in elderly patients at a midwestern community teaching hospitalRadha Ramana Murthy Gokula
Sparrow Michigan State University Family Practice Residency Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
Am J Infect Control 32:196-9. 2004An estimated 4 million patients per year in the United States are subjected to urinary catheterization. Approximately 25% of patients who are hospitalized have an indwelling urinary tract catheter placed at some time during their ..
- A pilot randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial on the use of antibiotics on urinary catheter removal to reduce the rate of urinary tract infection: the pitfalls of ciprofloxacinHassan D Wazait
Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
BJU Int 94:1048-50. 2004..To assess if a short course of antibiotics starting at the time of the removing a short-term urethral catheter decreases the incidence of subsequent urinary tract infection (UTI)...
- Antibiotics on urethral catheter withdrawal: a hit and miss affairH D Wazait
Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
J Hosp Infect 58:297-302. 2004..If benefits do not exist, these patients are being exposed to the harm of antibiotics and providers are incurring costs unnecessarily. A formal trial to address this issue is urgently needed...
- Intermittent catheterization: which is the optimal technique?J J Wyndaele
Department of Urology, University of Antwerpen, Belgium
Spinal Cord 40:432-7. 2002..Literature review to evaluate the practical techniques used for intermittent catheterization (IC) and intermittent self-catheterization (ISC)...
- Culture-independent microbiological analysis of foley urinary catheter biofilmsDaniel N Frank
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e7811. 2009..Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI), a leading cause of nosocomial disease, is complicated by the propensity of bacteria to form biofilms on indwelling medical devices [1,2,3,4,5]...
- Hydrophilic catheters versus noncoated catheters for reducing the incidence of urinary tract infections: a randomized controlled trialDiana D Cardenas
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1668-71. 2009..Cardenas DD, Hoffman JM. Hydrophilic catheters versus noncoated catheters for reducing the incidence of urinary tract infections: a randomized controlled trial...
- Role of short-term antibiotic therapy at the moment of catheter removal after laparoscopic radical prostatectomyRodrigo Pinochet
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, N Y, USA
Urol Int 85:415-20. 2010..To assess the role of short-term antibiotic therapy (ABT) in preventing urinary tract infection (UTI) after catheter removal following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP)...
- Avoidable iatrogenic complications of urethral catheterization and inadequate intern training in a tertiary-care teaching hospitalArun Z Thomas
Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Beaumont Hospital, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
BJU Int 104:1109-12. 2009....
- Treatment of posterior and anterior urethral traumaZ F Dobrowolski
Department and Clinic of Urology, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, 31 531 Kracow, Grzegorzecka st 18, Poland
BJU Int 89:752-4. 2002..g. straddle injury or penetrating trauma)...
- Computer-based order entry decreases duration of indwelling urinary catheterization in hospitalized patientsPaul B Cornia
Primary and Specialty Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, and the Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
Am J Med 114:404-7. 2003
- Catheter-related urinary tract infectionLindsay E Nicolle
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Drugs Aging 22:627-39. 2005..There is substantial current research addressing this issue, but current catheter materials all remain susceptible to biofilm formation...
- Catheter-associated urinary tract infection and the Medicare rule changesSanjay Saint
Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ann Intern Med 150:877-84. 2009..Therefore, how hospitals and physicians respond to the CMS rule changes must be monitored closely...
- Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria in adultsLindsay E Nicolle
University of Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Clin Infect Dis 40:643-54. 2005
- Pre-inoculation of urinary catheters with Escherichia coli 83972 inhibits catheter colonization by Enterococcus faecalisBarbara W Trautner
Department of Medicine Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
J Urol 167:375-9. 2002..Enterococcus was chosen for these trials since it is a common urinary pathogen in patients with an indwelling urinary catheter...
- Management of acute urinary retention secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia in the UK: a national surveyR Manikandan
Stepping Hill Hospital, Urology, Stockport, Cheshire, UK
BJU Int 93:84-8. 2004..To analyse current practice in the management of acute urinary retention (AUR) secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in the UK, and to assess how much of this is evidence-based...
- Appropriateness of use of indwelling urinary catheters in patients admitted to the medical serviceR L Munasinghe
Department of Medicine, Sinai-Grace Hospital, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, MI 48235, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:647-9. 2001..Risk for inappropriate catheterization was independent of age, gender, functional status, and mental status at admission. Preventive measures should focus on increasing awareness among healthcare providers...
- Impact of medical therapy on transurethral resection of the prostate: two decades of changeJason Izard
Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
BJU Int 108:89-93. 2011....
- Species interactions in mixed-community crystalline biofilms on urinary cathetersSarah M Macleod
Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
J Med Microbiol 56:1549-57. 2007..mirabilis and some of the other urinary tract organisms, the effects are temporary and whatever the pre-existing urinary microbiota, infection with P. mirabilis is thus likely to lead to catheter encrustation and blockage...
- A prospective, randomised, controlled trial comparing 3 hour and 24 hour postoperative removal of bladder catheter and vaginal pack following vaginal prolapse surgeryKarin Glavind
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Aalborg Sygehus, Aalborg, Denmark
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1122-5. 2007....
- Duration of bladder catheterization after surgery for obstetric fistulaRahel Nardos
Bahir Dar Hamlin Fistula Center, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 103:30-2. 2008..To compare the surgical outcome at discharge and at 6-months follow up in patients who underwent repair of obstetric fistulae with postoperative bladder catheterization for 10, 12, or 14 days...
- Urethral versus suprapubic catheter: choosing the best bladder management for male spinal cord injury patients with indwelling cathetersH K Katsumi
Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
Spinal Cord 48:325-9. 2010..The objective of this study was to compare the complications associated with urethral catheter (UC) versus suprapubic tube (SPT) in patients with SCI...
- Postoperative urinary retention: anesthetic and perioperative considerationsGabriele Baldini
Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
Anesthesiology 110:1139-57. 2009..Recommendations for urinary catheterization in the perioperative setting vary widely, influenced by many factors, including surgical factors, type of ..
- Alfuzosin 10 mg once daily in the management of acute urinary retention: results of a double-blind placebo-controlled studyS A McNeill
Department of Urology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Urology 65:83-9; discussion 89-90. 2005....
- Escherichia coli 83972 inhibits catheter adherence by a broad spectrum of uropathogensBarbara W Trautner
Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Urology 61:1059-62. 2003..To explore this phenomenon further, we investigated in vitro whether E. coli 83972 could likewise inhibit catheter colonization by gram-negative and fungal uropathogens (Providencia stuartii, uropathogenic E. coli, and Candida albicans)...
- [Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) associated with strong alkaline urine]S Umeki
Department of Medicine, Toshida-kai Kumeda Hospital
Kansenshogaku Zasshi 67:1172-7. 1993..These results suggest that occurrence of PUBS is associated with strong alkaline urine as well as urinary tract infections induced by some species of bacteria with indoxyl sulfatase...
- Colovesical fistula repair: is early Foley catheter removal safe?Marc A de Moya
Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
J Surg Res 156:274-7. 2009..late removal of the Foley catheter after CVF repair secondary to diverticulitis. Our hypothesis was that early Foley catheter removal is not associated with increased complications, and postoperative cystogram is of low value...
- Delays and difficulties in the diagnosis of lower urologic injuries in the context of pelvic fracturesBruce H Ziran
St Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
J Trauma 58:533-7. 2005....
- Bacterial interference for prevention of urinary tract infection: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind pilot trialRabih O Darouiche
Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Clin Infect Dis 41:1531-4. 2005..Patients whose bladders became colonized with Escherichia coli 83972 were half as likely (P=.01) than noncolonized patients to develop UTI during the subsequent year...
- Control of the duration of urinary catheterization: impact on catheter-associated urinary tract infectionJ Crouzet
Service d Hygiène Hospitalière et d Épidémiologie Moléculaire, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Jean Minjoz, Besancon, France
J Hosp Infect 67:253-7. 2007..03). Logistic regression analysis showed that duration of catheterization and iterative catheter changes were associated with LCAUTI. This study demonstrates that a simple measure can reduce the frequency of LCAUTI...
- How long should urinary bladder catheterisation be continued after vaginal prolapse surgery? A randomised controlled trial comparing short term versus long term catheterisation after vaginal prolapse surgeryR A Hakvoort
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Spaarne Hospital, Haarlem, The Netherlands
BJOG 111:828-30. 2004..To determine whether prolonged urinary bladder catheterisation after vaginal prolapse surgery is advantageous...
- [Evaluation of the practical skills of final year medical students: example of bladder catheterization]P Bigot
Service d Urologie, CHU d Angers, Universite d Angers, 4, rue Larrey, 49933 Angers Cedex 9, France
Prog Urol 18:125-31. 2008..The objective of this study was to determine the capacity of final year medical students to perform the various bladder catheterization techniques...
- A reminder reduces urinary catheterization in hospitalized patientsSanjay Saint
Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:455-62. 2005..Duration of catheterization is the dominant risk factor for hospital-acquired urinary tract infection. Physicians are often unaware that their patients have a urinary catheter, and these "forgotten" catheters are frequently unnecessary...
- The provision of transurethral prostatectomy on a day-case basis using bipolar plasma kinetic technologyA C Eaton
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King s Lynn, Norfolk, UK
BJU Int 89:534-7. 2002..To evaluate, in a prospective study, the potential for providing elective transurethral prostatectomy on a day-case basis, using new bipolar electrosurgical technology...
- The surgical risk of suprapubic catheter insertion and long-term sequelaeR S Ahluwalia
Department of Urology, Hastings and Eastbourne NHS Trust, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:210-3. 2006..There is, however, very little published evidence on the safety of this procedure. Our study aimed to provide evidence on the associated morbidity and mortality and provide guidance for practising clinicians...
- The use of an ultrasound bladder scanning device in women undergoing urogynaecologic surgeryDonna M Fedorkow
McMaster University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hamilton ON
J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:945-8. 2005..To compare the accuracy of using a bladder scanner to measure post-voiding residual urine volume with measurement by intermittent catheterization in a postoperative urogynaecology population...
- Complications of chronic indwelling urinary cathetersPaul J Drinka
Wisconsin Veterans Home, King, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 54946 0620, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:388-92. 2006..Suprapubic catheters should be considered when urethral catheters are associated with discomfort or periurethral suppurative complications, especially in males...
- Bacterial colonization on intraluminal surface of urethral catheterMasanori Matsukawa
Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
Urology 65:440-4. 2005....
- Laparoscopic ureteral injury and repair: case reviews and clinical updateAarathi Cholkeri-Singh
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA
J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:356-61. 2007..Several articles were reviewed of successful laparoscopic ureteral injury repair, in addition to the 2 cases presented in this article. We conclude that laparoscopic ureteral injury repair is feasible, safe, and effective...
- Early start to therapy preserves kidney function in spina bifida patientsPieter Dik
Paediatric Renal Centre, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Eur Urol 49:908-13. 2006..We reviewed our data of spina bifida patients to evaluate whether optimal treatment of the neurogenic bladder from birth onwards can preserve kidney function...
- The management of acute urinary retention in France: a cross-sectional survey in 2618 men with benign prostatic hyperplasiaFrancois Desgrandchamps
Department of Urology, Saint Louis Hospital, 1 avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75475 Paris Cedex 10, France
BJU Int 97:727-33. 2006..To evaluate current practice in the management of acute urinary retention (AUR) in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in France...
- Management of acute urinary retentionJohn M Fitzpatrick
Mater Misericordiae Hospital and University College Dublin, Ireland
BJU Int 97:16-20; discussion 21-2. 2006..A high prostate-specific antigen level and postvoid residual urine volume, and response to alfuzosin treatment after a first AUR episode managed conservatively, may help to identify patients at risk of an unfavourable outcome...
- Detrusor overactivity in spina bifida: how long does it need to be treated?Elisabeth Ab
Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Neurourol Urodyn 23:685-8. 2004....
- Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infectionBarbara W Trautner
Department of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Curr Opin Infect Dis 18:37-41. 2005..Considerable work is being done in this area, but little clinical progress has been made. The purpose of this review is to analyze recent publications concerning prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection...
- Case-series of nurse-administered nitrous oxide for urinary catheterization in childrenJudith L Zier
Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Children s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Anesth Analg 104:876-9. 2007..Nitrous oxide sedation may mitigate these detriments but the requirement for physician administration has limited the applicability of this technique...
- A model of catheter-associated urinary tract infection initiated by bacterial contamination of the catheter tipJessica M T Barford
Medical Microbiology, Centre for Infection, Division of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St George s, University of London, London, UK
BJU Int 102:67-74. 2008..To examine the microbial colonization of urinary catheters that have been used by patients, to model catheter colonization in vitro and thus provide information about the way bacteria gain access to the bladder during catheterization...
- Intermittent versus indwelling catheters for older patients with hip fracturesInger Johansson
Division for Health and Caring Sciences, Karlstad University, SE 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 11:651-6. 2002..The study points to the necessity for systematic assessment to detect and prevent UTI among older patients with hip fracture...
- Preservation of renal function in children with myelomeningocele managed with basic newborn evaluation and close followupCarin V Hopps
Department of Urology, Medical College of Ohio, 3065 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614 5807, USA
J Urol 169:305-8. 2003..We hypothesize an approach that excludes routine application of urodynamic evaluation in neonates, reserving this study for use only when clinically indicated, is a safe and effective management option...
- A comparison of urethral pressure profilometry using microtip and double-lumen perfusion catheters in women with genuine stress incontinenceAlex C Wang
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
BJOG 109:322-6. 2002..To compare urethral pressure profilometry measurements using microtip transducer and double-lumen perfusion catheters...
- Bacterial biofilms in patients with indwelling urinary cathetersDavid J Stickler
Cardiff School of Biosciences, Main Building, Cardiff University, Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF103TL, UK
Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:598-608. 2008..Infection with P. mirabilis exposes the many faults of currently available catheters, and plenty of scope exists for improvement in both their design and production; manufacturers should take up the challenge to improve patient outcomes...
- Clean, intermittent self-catheterization in the treatment of urinary tract disease. 1972Jack Lapides
J Urol 167:1584-6. 2002
- Purple urinary bag syndrome: a harmless but alarming problemJohn Robinson
Continence Advisory Service, Morecambe Bay Primary Health Care Trust NHS, Morecambe
Br J Community Nurs 8:263-6. 2003..Over a period of time this discolouration then impregnates their catheter. This condition also produces a strong odour, and as air temperature increases, so does the smell. This condition is known as purple urinary bag syndrome or PUBS...
- Nursing management of urinary tract infections for catheterized patientsSylvie Hampton
Tissue Viability Consultant, Eastbourne, UK
Br J Nurs 13:1180-4. 2004..Catheter care is a nursing procedure the importance of which is sometimes overlooked and cleansing of the perineum and meatus should be performed twice daily using soap and water...
- Community-care waiting list for persons with spinal cord injuryS Vaidyanathan
Spinal Injuries Unit, District General Hospital, Southport, Merseyside, UK
Spinal Cord 39:584-8. 2001....
- Effect of a single-use sterile catheter for each void on the frequency of bacteriuria in children with neurogenic bladder on intermittent catheterization for bladder emptyingT A Schlager
Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Pediatrics 108:E71. 2001..For this, the frequency of bacteriuria was examined in the same patient on single-use sterile catheters and on reused clean catheters...
- Case report: purple urine bag syndromeJoaquim Palmeiro Ribeiro
Intensive Care Unit, Curry Cabral Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
Crit Care 8:R137. 2004..The etiology is due to indigo (blue) and indirubin (red) or to their mixture that becomes purple. A chain reaction begins in the gastrointestinal tract with tryptophan as described in the article...
- [Report of three cases of purple urine bag syndrome which occurred with a combination of both E. coli and M. morganii]H Matsuo
Department of Clinical Laboratory, Sasebo Chuo Hospital
Kansenshogaku Zasshi 67:487-90. 1993..It is suggested that purple urine bag syndrome develops in a combination of E. coli and M. morganii besides P. stuartii...
- Silver coatings to combat catheter associated infectionsBruce Gibbins; Fiscal Year: 2006..Clinical infections associated with urinary catheterization have been estimated to add more than $1000 to patient care...
- Synchrotron imaging of crystalline biofilms in urinary cathetersAaron I Packman; Fiscal Year: 2010..pathogen in urinary tract infections, and is particularly problematic in patients subject to long-term urinary catheterization. P...
- Producing micturition by combined afferent and effernet electrical stimulationKenneth J Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Bladder and Sphincter Control after Spinal Cord InjuryChangfeng Tai; Fiscal Year: 2012..Our new approach also preserves the spinal reflex functions for bowel and sexual organ, and more importantly provides people with SCI the opportunity to benefit from advances in neural regeneration and repair techniques in the future. ..
- A safer urinary catheter design to reduce catheter trauma and infectionsBUZZY BONNEAU; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Chitosan Endoluminal Hemostatic DressingHua Xie; Fiscal Year: 2009..Our long-term goal is to provide a safe, effective and convenient technique to treat and prevent the bleeding from prostatic surgeries. ..
- Infection Risk of Urinary Collection StrategiesSanjay Saint; Fiscal Year: 2006Millions of Americans undergo urinary catheterization annually...
- Treatment and/or Prevention of Urinary Tract InfectionsBARBARA TRAUTNER; Fiscal Year: 2008..An agent to prevent and treat UTI that does not encourage microbial resistance would have a significant impact on public health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- E. coli for prevention of Catheter UTI in SCI PatientsBARBARA TRAUTNER; Fiscal Year: 2006..The candidate plans to combine her clinical background in infectious diseases with the mentored research preformed under this award in order to reduce the secondary infectious complications of mobility disorders. ..
- Clinical Investigation of E.coli Biofilm Formation in the Human BladderBARBARA TRAUTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007..No effective strategy exists to prevent CAUTI in persons who require ongoing catheter use. Identifying genes that are required to cause CAUTI will lead to new strategies to prevent this illness. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Resistant E.coli in Humans and PoultryJames Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005..Does the research address a current and compelling problem of antimicrobial resistance that is of high public health importance and for which research is needed? [yes]. ..
- ED Screening and Interventions for Hazardous Alcohol UseBrigitte Baumann; Fiscal Year: 2004..The intent of this proposal is to join with 12 other participating EDs in a joint effort of SBIRT training and ED patient intervention. ..
- Real-time multiphoton microscopy of periprostatic tissue architectureAshutosh K Tewari; Fiscal Year: 2010..The dynamic, high-resolution optical images achieved could empower cancer surgeons to better distinguish tissue morphology during surgery, leading to improved functional outcomes and quality of life for their patients. ..
- Device use in Nursing Homes: Reducing Risk of InfectionLona Mody; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Neurophysiology and Biomechanics of Urethra in Stress Urinary IncontinenceNaoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2008..This is recognized as a high priority in the urologic/gynecologic care of SUI patients. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Bladder Pain Gene Therapy with Pro-opiomelanocortin cDNANaoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2004..This research project is important to provide a solid basis for potential future clinical application. ..
- INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMESNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- AFFERENT PLASTICITY UNDERLYING URETHRAL AND PELVIC PAINNaoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2010..This is recognized as a high priority in the urologic care of patients with IC/CPPS. ..
- Indomethacin and p38 Regulating AP-1 In Heat ShockJacob Locke; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Afferent modulation in bladde dysfunctionNaoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract not provided ..
- GBS: Epidemiologic Characterization for Gene DiscoveryBetsy Foxman; Fiscal Year: 2007..A better understanding of the molecular epidemiology and the identification of new GBS virulence genes will facilitate the discover of new therapies and prevention strategies for GBS disease. ..
- Lower urinary tract dysfunction in Parkinson's diseaseNaoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2003..This is a high priority in the urologic care of patients with Parkinson's disease. ..
- Oral and Vaginal Microbes, Human Genotype, and Preterm BirthDawn P Misra; Fiscal Year: 2010..For this proposal we have the great advantage of exploring these hypotheses using already collected specimens and data as part of completed studies of preterm birth. ..
- Human Bladder Urothelial Cell Structure and Function in Bladder HypersensationToby C Chai; Fiscal Year: 2010..By accomplishing these aims, we hope to develop an understanding of the pathogenesis of hypersensory bladder conditions which ultimately can lead to targeted treatment options. ..
- Coating Reduces Encrustation on Urethral StentShih Horng Su; Fiscal Year: 2004..Ureteral stents equipped with the anti-encrustation coating will be compared to many similar products on the market in the aspect of encrustation severity. The data will guide future optimization. ..
- STRETCH-INDUCED CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 IN UROTHELIAL CELLsStephen Nakada; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ATP-Sensitive K Channels in Renal Proximal TubuleAlan Segal; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Research NetworkToby Chai; Fiscal Year: 2007..The goals of the University of Maryland clinical site are to maximize enrollment of IC patients into innovative clinical trials, maintain highest retention rates possible and acquire high quality data. ..
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- The Influence of Staff Turnover on QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Effects of Stretch on IC and Normal UrotheliaToby Chai; Fiscal Year: 2005..ATP may mediate nociception in the bladder. Urothelial stretch thus appears to be an important consideration in diagnosis, treatment and pathophysiology of IC. ..
- A randomized trial of influenza vaccination of Hutterite childrenMark Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2006..We believe that the trial we propose will lead to important data that can inform policy on influenza immunization strategy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..