Complicated Urinary Tract Infections: Highlights On Diagnosis And Minimally Invasive Treatment

Utsav D. Reddy,1 Andrew Chetwood,1 Ahmed M. Saafan,2 *Amr M. Emara1

1. Department of Urology, Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Frimley, UK
2. Department of Urology, Aswan University Hospital, Aswan, Egypt
*Correspondence to dr_emara73@hotmail.com

Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest.
Received: 27.10.14 Accepted: 24.11.14
Citation: EMJ Urol. 2015;3[1]:57-61.

Abstract

Complicated urinary tract infection (UTI) has always been a challenging subject to diagnose and treat. New, less invasive, techniques have been introduced in the last decade with the development of the new generations of high definition endoscopes and the robotic platforms to treat the surgically correctable pathologies underlying UTIs. This review will discuss the different underlying pathological conditions for complicated UTI and their management.

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