Antibiotic prophylaxis in transarterial therapy of hepatocellular carcinoma: a meta-analysis.


BACKGROUND The use of prophylactic antibiotics against postprocedure infection in patients undergoing transarterial therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma is controversial. AIM To compare the effects of prophylactic antibiotic treatment and no prophylactic antibiotic treatment on infectious complications following transarterial procedures. METHODS… (More)


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