Should antibiotics be given prior to outpatient cystoscopy? A plea to urologists to practice antibiotic stewardship Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  • Cystoscopy
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Urology

abstract

  • Antibacterial therapy before outpatient flexible cystoscopy does not appear necessary in bladder tumor patients who have no clinical signs or symptoms of acute UTI, including asymptomatic bacteriuria. Antibiotic stewardship is the responsibility of all urologists.

publication date

  • April 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.08.054

PubMed ID

  • 24012206

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 839

end page

  • 42

volume

  • 65

number

  • 4