Antibiotic for cesarean section: the case for 'true' prophylaxis.

  title={Antibiotic for cesarean section: the case for 'true' prophylaxis.},
  author={Moshe D. Fejgin and Shlomo Markov and Sivan Goshen and Jodi Segal and Yaron Arbel and Reinhold Lang},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={43 3},
OBJECTIVES To assess prospectively the efficiency and safety of two extended spectrum cephalosporins used as pre-operative prophylaxis in nonelective cesarean sections, and compare the results to those of a third group of patients that received cefamezine post cord clamping. METHODS Two hundred and forty one patients undergoing a nonscheduled cesarean section were assigned to receive either cefonicid or ceftriaxone prior to skin incision. These patients were followed prospectively for… CONTINUE READING

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