Method to assess UTI risk in women after pelvic-floor surgery

11 diciembre 2014

Researchers may have devised a way to assess who is at risk for developing a urinary tract infection following pelvic-floor surgery. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common type of bacterial infection. Women who undergo surgery for pelvic-organ prolapse or urinary incontinence are more likely to develop a UTI following the procedure.