Long-term urethral catheterization increases risk of chronic pyelonephritis and renal inflammation.
J Am Geriatr Soc
To determine the prevalences of chronic pyelonephritis and chronic renal inflammation in elderly nursing home patients at the time of death and to assess correlation with urethral catheterization and other putative risk factors.
|Title:||Long-term urethral catheterization increases risk of chronic pyelonephritis and renal inflammation.|
|Keywords:||Age Factors, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Chronic Disease, Female, Humans, Hydronephrosis, Kidney Calculi, Male, Prevalence, Prospective Studies, Pyelonephritis, Risk Factors, Severity of Illness Index, Time Factors, Urinary Catheterization|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Medicine (Division of)
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