Risk Factors for Mortality in Patients With Emphysematous Pyelonephritis: A Meta-Analysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Emphysema
  • Pyelonephritis

abstract

  • The accumulated and analyzed evidence suggests that conservative treatment, type I emphysematous pyelonephritis, bilateral emphysematous pyelonephritis and thrombocytopenia seem to be significant risk factors for mortality in patients with emphysematous pyelonephritis. These data may be taken into consideration when treating patients with this devastating infection.

publication date

  • September 2007

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2007.05.017

PubMed ID

  • 17631348

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 880

end page

  • 5; quiz 1129

volume

  • 178

number

  • 3