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Vesicoureteral reflux: an accurate predictor of acute pyelonephritis in childhood urinary tract infection?
Risk factors for a poor outcome after therapy for acute pyelonephritis. BJU Int.
All children had acute DMSA scans performed within 10 days from the start of antibiotic treatment to confirm acute pyelonephritis, as well as follow-up scans that were done 1 year later to assess the presence or absence of scarring at the site of previously documented infection.
Those conclusions came from one of the few studies to evaluate long-term complications in women who develop acute pyelonephritis as adults, said Dr.
Using acute pyelonephritis as a prototypical infection, this study examines the clinical utility of extending hospital stay by 1 day for observation after a patient has been taken off IV antibiotics and begun on oral therapy.
In a study of 77 patients aged 1 month to 12 years and 38 healthy controls, the median procalcitonin level in those with UTIs who had renal damage was 9.28 ng/mL, compared with 1.16 ng/mL in children with clinically diagnosed acute pyelonephritis without scars and 0.312 ng/mL in children with clinically diagnosed lower UTIs (Pediatr.
Acute pyelonephritis is characterized by a high fever, shaking, chills, nausea, vomiting, and flank tenderness.
TANGO-1, a Phase III, multi-center, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy study, evaluated the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Vabomere compared to piperacillin-tazobactam in the treatment of adults with cUTI, including acute pyelonephritis. TANGO-2, a multi-center, randomized, open-label clinical trial, assessed VABOMERE versus "best available therapy" in adults with known or suspected carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
ZTI-01 is an investigational antibiotic intended for the treatment of hospitalized patients with complicated urinary tract infections, including acute pyelonephritis.
A voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) is indicated in all children younger than 1year with UTI, school aged girls who have had two or more UTI and any male with UTI.t1011) Most common findings is vesicoureteral reflux which is identified in 40% of patients.t1213) When the diagnosis of acute pyelonephritis is uncertain, renal scanning with technetium labelled Dimercaptosuccinic acid scan (DMSA) is useful.t14) DMSA scan shows filling defect in 50% of children with febrile UTI irrespective of age.
Renal scans obtained at presentation and 6 months later identify children with acute pyelonephritis and renal scarring, respectively.
SAN DIEGO -- Renal scars and moderately reduced renal function are common in women with previous acute pyelonephritis, but long-term serious clinical complications appear to be rare, Dr.
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