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UTI in renal transplant patients

Valerie Huei Li Gan & Daniel A. Shoskes
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common infectious complication following kidney transplantation. The incidence in adults is about 20% in the first six months and 50% in the first three years, despite the common use of antibiotic prophylaxis. Risk factors include more intensive immunosuppression (especially the use of depleting induction antibodies and sirolimus), extremes of age, diabetes, prolonged time on dialysis, abnormal or reconstructed lower urinary tract and prolonged use of urinary catheters and...

Sustainable packaging solutions to improve resource efficiency in supply chains of perishable products

Sophia Dohlen, Antonia Albrecht & Judith Kreyenschmidt
The production of high quality and safe foods has increased steadily in recent years. At the same time, a sustainable food production gains in importance. Sustainability aspects include several different aspects, such as for example the energy efficiency of production and cooling plants, the logistic concepts, animal welfare aspects or the energy supply concepts. Especially the reduction of waste along the entire supply chain is increasingly discussed in public. The application of innovative packaging strategies...

HIV infection in urological practice

Seong-Heon Wie
The present review investigates the association between the presence of urological disorders and the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This study suggests that sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can increase the risk of infecting sexual partner or being infected with HIV. However, community-based STI control was not proved to be an effective HIV prevention strategy, although a few clinical trials revealed the possibility that aggressive treatment of STIs could decrease the transmission of HIV in...

Living Textbook of Hand Surgery

Richarda Böttcher
book

Comprehensive neuromuscular assessment of chronic pelvic pain (including BPS/IC)

Jörgen Quaghebeur
Patients diagnosed with chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) consult with a variety of symptoms related to organs in the pelvic region, in the absence of a proven infection, pathology or confusable disease. The ESSIC classification of bladder pain syndrome (BPS) according to the results of cystoscopy and of biopsy has to be used for the differentiation between BPS subtypes. A systematic approach is needed trying to understand the problem in CPPS. A four step plan...

Preface

Richarda Böttcher
book chapter

Foreword

Ulrich Mennen
book chapter

Genetics of Dupuytren's disease

Dominic Furniss & Paul Werker
book chapter

Acknowledgements

Richarda Böttcher
book chapter

Basics in clinical neurophysiology: Nerve conduction studies and needle electromyography in nerve entrapment syndromes

Wolfgang Löscher & Christian Bischoff
The following chapter provides an overview about the principles of nerve conduction studies and needle electromyography. Emphasis is given to its application in the diagnostic evaluation of entrapment syndromes of the upper extremity. Typical findings in frequent entrapment syndromes are described as well as grading systems. Relevant indications and limitations are discussed.

3.1. Das deutsche Gesundheitssystem

Nico Dragano

2.2.5. Kognition und Sprache

Josef Unterrainer
Kapitel des Online Lehrbuch der Medizinischen Psychologie und Medizinischen Soziologie

2.4. Entwicklung und Sozialisation im Lebenslauf

Jutta Margraf-Stiksrud & Matthias Richter

3.4. Qualitätssicherung

Hans-Joachim Hannich & Olaf von dem Knesebeck
Kapitel des Online Lehrbuch der Medizinischen Psychologie und Medizinischen Soziologie

Treatment of Dupuytren's disease

David Warwick
Chapter of Living Textbooks of Handsurgery

2.1. Psychobiologische Grundlagen

Ursula Stockhorst

2.5. Sozialpsychologische Grundlagen

Thomas von Lengerke, Siegfried Geyer & Stefanie Sperlich

2.7. Soziodemografische Grundlagen

Andrea Budnick & Adelheid Kuhlmey

Treatment of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome – UPOINT

Aaron C. Shoskes, Dominic Tran-Nguyen & Daniel Shoskes
Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is a common condition, however many common therapies used in practice fail to show benefit when subjected to large randomized controlled trials. This discrepancy may be because CP/CPPS is a heterogeneous syndrome rather than one specific disease, which can explain the prior failure of any one therapy for all patients. In order to direct appropriate therapy, a six-point clinical phenotyping system was developed to evaluate patients with CP/CPPS. The...

Male circumcision protects against urinary tract infections

Brian J. Morris & John N. Krieger
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are common, debilitating and can have serious health consequences. UTI can present with severe local and systemic symptoms. Measures to reduce UTI occurrence deserve serious attention. We conducted a systematic review of the literature to evaluate data on the association between male circumcision (MC) and UTI. An extensive meta-analysis found that the lifetime risk of UTI in uncircumcised males is 32%, compared with 8.8% in circumcised males (relative risk reduction 3.7-fold)....

Quality of life and relationships in chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: models of self-regulation and psychosocial risk factors

Dean Tripp, Alison Crawford & J. Curtis Nickel
Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is a condition marked by persistent pain in the perineum, pelvic area, and/or genitalia. The etiology of CP/CPPS remains unknown, making it a difficult to diagnose and to treat. CP/CPPS should not be viewed solely as a physical phenomenon, as psychological and social factors impact the patient’s experience of the disease. Instead, examining CP/CPPS from a biopsychosocial perspective lets us understand illness as a dynamic process that integrates biological,...

4. Arzt-Patienten-Beziehung und -Kommunikation

Renate Deinzer & Olaf von dem Knesebeck

Introduction

Richarda Böttcher & Anita Eppelin
book chapter

2.5.4.1. Das Erlernen von sozialen Normen und Rollen

Stefanie Sperlich & Siegfried Geyer

MRSA in urology

Satoshi Takahashi
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the main pathogen in healthcare-associated infections (HAI) worldwide, especially in hospitals and long-term care facilities. In the field of urology, however, there is a lack of comprehensive studies on MRSA infections. Therefore, urological infections caused by MRSA need to be examined more carefully in clinical trials, because urinary tract infections (UTI) and surgical site infections (SSI) caused by MRSA are both important HAI. Treatment of MRSA infection is usually empirical,...

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