infected hydronephrosis

infected hydronephrosis

a dilation of the renal pelvis and calyces that has become complicated by bacterial infection.
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Objective: To investigate the correlation among clinical parameters, risk factors, outcomes and costs in the context of patients with infected hydronephrosis.
Methods: This retrospective, multi-centric study was conducted in three Romanian academic urology departments, and comprised data of patients with infected hydronephrosis treated between July 2013 and July 2014.
Conclusion: In order to avoid patient suffering and to reduce costs linked to the treatment of infected hydronephrosis, the patient-general practitioner-specialist collaboration is of the utmost importance.
The current study was planned to investigate the correlation among clinical parameters, risk factors, outcomes and costs in the context of patients with infected hydronephrosis.
Burghele" Clinical Hospital and comprised data of patients with infected hydronephrosis treated between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.
Urgent decompression of the system is necessary to prevent further complications in infected hydronephrosis either by placement of an indwelling ureteral catheter under anaesthesia or percutaneous placement of a nephrostomy catheter.
Percutaneous nephrostomy should be given preference over ureteral stents if signs of infected hydronephrosis are detected8.
Infected hydronephrosis is simply defined as a bacterial infection in a hydronephrotic kidney.
The term pyonephrosis refers to infected hydronephrosis associated with supportive destruction of the parenchyma of the kidney, in which there is total or nearly total loss of renal function.
The clinical presentation of infected hydronephrosis is variable.
The ultrasonographic diagnosis of infected hydronephrosis depends on demonstration of internal echoes within the dependent portion of a dilated pyelocalyceal system.
8) assessing the out-comes for patients requiring emergency treatment for infected hydronephrosis associated with upper ureteric calculi as opposed to elective treatment was identified.