Authors present the new classification and etiology of prostatitis with a literature review. Latest results of diagnostics are also presented with an up-to-date summary of the therapy. Importance of combined treatment and criteria of antibiotic selection is emphasized in chronic bacterial prostatitis and in chronic pelvic pain syndrome. As result of a consensus meeting present review would serve as a diagnostic and therapeutic guideline both for urologists and GPs.
|Translated title of the contribution||New classification, etiology and diagnosis of prostatitis. Antibiotic treatment, treatment strategy|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 1999|
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