MEDtube Science 2014 - Urinary tract infection in patients after renal transplantation: evaluation of risk factors
3 years ago
Material and Methods: Retrospective analysis was applied to a group of 220 patients who underwent the transplant procedure in 2010 and 2011. Patients were divided into two groups: patients diagnosed with UTI in the first month post-transplant (n=55) and patients without UTI (n=165).
Results: Statistically significant risk factors for increased UTI included receiving a kidney from a donor with expanded criteria, lower flow in the fourth hour of mechanical perfusion (4 mismatches), operation time ( Conclusions: ECD donor, 4 and more mismatches in HLA compatibility, long surgery time and lack of IGF are the predicting pre-transplant factors of UTI. Analyzing known risk factors before transplantation, (with reference to factors possible to occur after Tx) could determine how UTI prophylaxis is to be administered.
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