Safety of Omitting Preoperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Patients Undergoing Transurethral Ureterolithotripsy

Reza Falahatkar; Siavash Falahatkar; Ardalan Akhavan; Samaneh Esmaeili; Ehsan Kazemnezhad; Emad Moaied Abedi

Volume 25, Issue 7 , 2023

  Background: Transurethral ureterolithotripsy (TUL) is a common and highly efficient procedure for treating ureteral stones. The need for preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent post-TUL infections remains controversial. Objectives: This study aimed to investigate whether the removal of preoperative ...  Read More

Meningitis induced by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2: A case report

Zahra Javidarabshahi; Sara Najafi; Sara Raji

Volume 23, Issue 6 , 2021

  Introduction: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged in December 2019 in China and caused a catastrophic pandemic in 2020. Significant manifestations of COVID-19 are related to the respiratory system; however, other organs, such as the brain and heart, can also be involved. Case presentation: A ...  Read More