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Urologe A. 2012 Apr;51(4):544-6. doi: 10.1007/s00120-012-2838-1.

[Homeopathic prophylaxis of urinary tract infections in patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction].

[Article in German]

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Neuro-Urologie, Schweizer Paraplegiker-Zentrum, Guido A. Zäch-Straße 1, CH-6207, Nottwil, Schweiz. juergen.pannek@paranet.ch

Abstract

Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) in patients with spinal cord injury are a frequent clinical problem. Often, preventive measures are not successful. We present the case reports of five patients with recurrent UTI who received additional homeopathic treatment. Of these patients, three remained free of UTI, whereas UTI frequency was reduced in two patients. Our initial experience with homeopathic prevention of UTI is encouraging. For an evidence-based evaluation of this concept, prospective studies are required.

PMID:
22419012
DOI:
10.1007/s00120-012-2838-1
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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