Table 1: Clinical profile and outcome of patients with EPN.

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Gender/age (yr)M/54F/52M/33F/53F/55M/58M/38F/54
Duration of diabetes (yr)18104581256
Fever++++++++
Loin pain++++++++
Oliguria++++++
Dysuria++++++++
Serum creatinine at admission (mg/dL)77.72.37.82.75.83.17.4
Serum creatinine at discharge (mg/dL)3.33.241.82.61.61.71.83.2
Urine cultureE. coli E. coliE. coliE. coliE. coliE. coli E. coli E. coli
Blood cultureSterileSterileSterileSterileSterileSterileSterileSterile
LateralityBilateralBilateralUnilateralBilateralUnilateralBilateralUnilateralUnilateral
Huang et al. CT-scan staging443A41422
Hemodialysis sessions44030404
HydronephrosisYesNoNoYesNoYesNoYes
DJ stentYesNoNoYesNoYesNoYes
Duration of DJ stent (days)10141412
Recurrence of obstructionNoNoNoNo
Antibiotics usedIMEIMEIMEPip + TzCef + SlbIMECef + SlbIME
Duration of antibiotics (days)1014101414101410

IME: Imipenem, Pip + Tz: Piperacillin + Tazobactam, Cef + Slb: Cefoperazone + Sulbactam.