Latest Publications and Research on Pyelonephritis

Expert Opin Pharmacother  2020 Jan 31  

Efficacy and safety of levofloxacin as a treatment for complicated urinary tract infections and pyelonephritis.

Bientinesi R, Murri R, Sacco E

Introduction: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common causes of sepsis presenting to hospitals. Treating complicated UTIs is extreme... Read More

Source: PubMed

Niger Postgrad Med J    

My flanks aches: Emphysematous pyelonephritis in a newly diagnosed case of diabetes mellitus.

Okunowo BO, Omidiji OA, Jeje EA, Fasanmade OA

Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a rare, severe necrotising infection of the renal parenchyma and surrounding tissues. It is usually life-threate... Read More

Source: PubMed

Niger Postgrad Med J    

Clinical, morphologic and histological features of chronic pyelonephritis: An 8-year review.

Ademola BL, Atanda AT, Aji SA, Abdu A

Urinary tract infection (UTI), especially pyelonephritis when inadequately treated may culminate in end-stage renal disease. The study aims to evaluat... Read More

Source: PubMed

J. Endourol.  2020 Jan 30  

Clinical outcome and prognostic factors of sepsis, septic shock and prolonged hospitalization, of patients presented with acute obstructive pyelonephritis.

Kozyrakis D, Kratiras Z, Soukias G, Chatzistamou SE, Zarkadas A, Perikleous S, Kateris D, Katsaros I, Skriapas K, Karagiannis D

To investigate prognostic factors of outcome of Acute Obstructive Pyelonephritis (AOP).... Read More

Source: PubMed

Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.  2020 Jan 30  

Modeling the risk of fluoroquinolone resistance in non-severe community-onset pyelonephritis.

Leforestier A, Vibet MA, Gentet N, Javaudin F, Le Bastard Q, Montassier E, Batard E

Estimating whether the individual probability of being infected by a fluoroquinolone resistant isolate is higher than 10% may help to choose the empir... Read More

Source: PubMed

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