Does penile tourniquet application alter bacterial adhesion to rat urethral cells: an in vitro study


Boybeyi-Turer O., Kacmaz B., Arat E., Atasoy P., Kisa U., Gunal Y. D. , ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.53, no.4, pp.818-824, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.06.018
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.818-824
  • Keywords: Penile tourniquet, Bacterial adhesion, In vitro, Electron microscopy, HYPOSPADIAS REPAIR, COLI

Abstract

Purpose: To investigate the effects of penile tourniquet (PT) application on bacterial adhesion to urothelium.