Recurrent uncomplicated urinary tract infections: definitions and risk factors

Tommaso Cai
Introduction: Recurrent uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTI) have a high impact on patients’ quality of life and high direct and indirect costs for public health. Therefore, optimal management should be of high priority. Methods: Current international guidelines were reviewed, and a systematic literature search was performed in Medline, Cochrane, and Embase. Results: Several risks factors have been identified and used in everyday clinical practice to plan the correct strategy for recurrence prevention. Among all factors,...

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  • Ospedale Santa Chiara