Comparison of Urinary Tract Infections Rates using 50% Dextrose plus Washout Versus Normal Saline as Cystoscopy Fluid


About this study

The purpose of this study is to compare the rates of postoperative urinary tract infections (UTI) between patients who undergo cystoscopy using 50% dextrose injection plus bladder washout versus normal saline after hysterectomy for benign indications

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hysterectomy for any indications.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Discharged home with indwelling foley catheter.
  • Indwelling foley catheter > 24 hours.
  • Ureteral injury.
  • Chronic immunosuppression.
  • History of diabetes.
  • Recurrent UTIs (≥2 infections in six months or ≥3 infections in one year).
  • Reported Chronic Kidney Disease.
  • Renal anomalies.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Jeffrey Cornella, M.D.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Heather Crowe


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