Peter Tenke

Jahn Ferenc Dél-Pesti Kórház és RendelőintézetHungary

Dr. Peter Tenke was born in 1960 in Budapest. He graduated at the Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest in 1985, and become a licensed urologist in 1989. The main field of his scientific interest are infections in urology and uro-oncology. He received his PhD in 2005 (Foreign bodies in uro-infections), and since then, he is the head of the Department of Urology at South-Pest Hospital. He earned his Habilitation in 2008. Dr. Tenke is a member of the Hungarian and the European Association of Urology, and a Board Member of the European Society for Infection of Urology (ESIU) since 2005. He has delivered many lectures and seminars world-wide about urological infections, especially the role of catheters and foreign bodies. He is also a proud father of two beautiful children.

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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections worldwide, and they are also the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Therefore, the appropriate management of UTIs is a major medical and financial issue. This book covers different clinical manifestations of UTI, with special emphasis on some hard-to-treat diseases, and special conditions in respect of treatment; antibiotic resistance and the available alternative strategies for the prevention and treatment of UTIs and it deals with urinary tract infections in children. The aim of this book is to give a summary about the different aspects of the diagnosis, management and prevention of urinary tract infections for all medical disciplines.

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