Table of Contents
ISRN Pediatrics
Volume 2012, Article ID 317280, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/317280
Clinical Study

Urinary Tract Infection Prophylaxis in Children with Neurogenic Bladder with Cranberry Capsules: Randomized Controlled Trial

1Yuksekova Government Hospital, Hakkari, Turkey
2Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Kocaeli University Hospital, Umuttepe, 41380 Kocaeli, Turkey

Received 5 March 2012; Accepted 10 May 2012

Academic Editors: T. Hegyi, S. K. Patole, and K. Tokiwa

Copyright © 2012 Hatice Mutlu and Zelal Ekinci. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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