An Investigation of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Women Aged 40 and Over
ConclusionThe most common LUTS was urgency in women aged 40 years and older. Recurrent urinary tract infection was determined as the most significant risk factor for LUTS, followed by chronic illness, chronic constipation, higher BMI and parity.
In this report, a 60 years old woman with a past medical history of significant chronic kidney disease undergoing regular hemodialysis, chronic constipation and hepatitis B was admitted to our neurology clinic because of acute intracerebral hemorrhage. She had confusion and right hemiplegia in her neurological examination and required urinary catheterization due to immobilization. Red coloration was observed in urine on the tenth hospital day. Although this coloration was thought to be hematuria, according to urine examination it was not hematuria. Then urine color turned into purple within two days. The next day, because ...
In conclusion, we emphasize that it is of importance to work closely with the hospital administration to take measures and that necessary assistance is provided. PMID: 31709934 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSION: In southern China, the proportion of ESBL-producing strains and the drug resistance rates of E. coli and K. pneumoniae in UTI in children was high, but their resistance rates to carbapenems and β-lactamase inhibitor complexes containing tazobactam were low. Carbapenems are the most effective antibacterial drugs for the treatment of ESBL-producing bacteria. PMID: 31707407 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Balta G, Dalla C, Kokras N Abstract Brain disorders and mental diseases, in particular, are common and considered as a top global health challenge for the twenty-first century. Interestingly, women suffer more frequently from mental disorders than men. Moreover, women may respond to psychotropic drugs differently than men, and, through their lifespan, they endure sex-orientated social stressors. In this chapter, we present how women may differ in the development and manifestation of mental health issues and how they differ from men in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. We discuss issues in clinical tri...
In conclusion, preoperative use of mammography was strongly associated with fewer perioperative complications and less in-hospital mortality after major surgeries. The evidence provided by this study justifies the implementation of preoperative health checks in clinical practice.
AbstractBackgroundThere are no consensus criteria for diagnosing upper urinary tract infections (UTI). Therefore, we conducted a study to assess whether bacterial colony counts of ≥ 103 CFU/ml are optimal for diagnosing upper UTIs among infants.MethodsThis retrospective observational study included 673 patients (
ABSTRACT To review the occurrence of pelvic, anorectal and urinary symptoms according to the nutritional status of adultwomen. Methods This is a cross-sectional study with 54 women, aged 18 to 35 years, divided into normal weight (
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A 40-year-old woman with Graves disease presented with abdominal pain and constipation. Thyroid-stimulating hormone was undetectable and physical examination revealed a tender midline abdominal mass. Three months earlier she was evaluated for 3 to 4 months of amenorrhea, and a urine human chorionic gonadotropin test was negative for pregnancy. What would you do next?