TITLE

The Absent Role of Prophylactic Antibiotics in Low-Risk Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

AUTHOR(S)
DOBAY, KRISTIN J.; FREIER, DUANE T.; ALBEAR, PAUL
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Mar1999, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p226
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the role of prophylactic antibiotics in consecutive laparoscopic cholecystectomies. Efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis in low-risk patients; Standard procedure for management of symptomatic cholecystitis; Comparison of infection rates.
ACCESSION #
1631552

 

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