Long-term Fluoroquinolone Use Before the Prostate Biopsy May Increase the Risk of Sepsis Caused by Resistant Microorganisms

Akduman B., Akduman D., Tokgoz H., EROL B. , Turker T., Ayoglu F., ...Daha Fazla

UROLOGY, cilt.78, ss.250-255, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier


OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of long-term fluoroquinolone treatment before the biopsy in terms of post procedure sepsis. Three-week fluoroquinolone management before the biopsy may lower serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels and prevent unnecessary biopsies.