Antibiotics in septoplasty: is it necessary?

@article{Caniello2005AntibioticsIS,
  title={Antibiotics in septoplasty: is it necessary?},
  author={Marcello Caniello and Gustavo Haruo Passerotti and Elder Yoshimitsu Goto and Richard Louis Voegels and Ossamu Butugan},
  journal={Brazilian journal of otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2005},
  volume={71 6},
  pages={
          734-8
        }
}
UNLABELLED The use of antibiotics is a common practice among otorhinolaryngogists for surgical procedures. The majority of the American Rhinology Society members uses post-operative antibiotics routinely in septoplasties, which is considered unnecessary by many authors. AIM To study the real necessity of the antibiotic usage in septoplasties, as well as the main post-operative complications described in the literature. STUDY DESIGN clinical prospective with transversal cohort. MATERIAL… CONTINUE READING

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