Antibiotic prophylaxis in urology

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Antibiotic prophylaxis in urology

Marco Racioppi, Pierfrancesco Bassi, Emilio Sacco, Salvatore Marco Recupero, Riccardo Bientinesi, Nazario Foschi

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Antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) is used to minimize infectious complications resulting from interventions. Due to high rates of development of bacterial resistance and side effects, the use of antibiotics must be weighed on the basis of high levels of evidence. The main endpoints of urology AP are the prevention of symptomatic urogenital infections, urosepsis and wound infections. The purpose of this review is to bring objectives, principles and recommendations on urology AP according to the latest scientific evidence.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Antibiotic prophylaxis in urology
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)209-217
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • Infezioni vie urinarie


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