Indwelling Catheterization Increases Risk of Urinary Tract Infection After Total Knee Arthroplasty
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OrthoEvidence. Indwelling Catheterization Increases Risk of Urinary Tract Infection After Total Knee Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2021;46(1):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13660
Indwelling catheter increases the risk of urinary tract infection in total knee arthroplasty: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsMedicine (Baltimore). 2021 Apr 16;100(15): e25490.
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Six randomized controlled trials containing a total of 1334 total knee arthroplasty patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing post-operative indwelling urinary catheterization (n=687) to no catheterization (n=647). Pooled outcomes of interest included urinary retention, urinary tract infection, length of hospital stay, duration of surgery, and time to first urination. Results of the m...
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