Antibiotic prophylaxis prior to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in patients with obstructive jaundice: is it worth the cost?

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BACKGROUND There are few published data concerning the economic impact of antibiotic prophylaxis prior to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the setting of biliary obstruction. AIM To perform decision analysis to determine the costs of prophylaxis in patients undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for obstructive jaundice… (More)

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@article{Thompson2002AntibioticPP, title={Antibiotic prophylaxis prior to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in patients with obstructive jaundice: is it worth the cost?}, author={Bryan Thompson and Miguel R. Arguedas and C Mel Wilcox}, journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics}, year={2002}, volume={16 4}, pages={727-34} }