Antimicrobial prophylaxis in biliary surgery


Infection is a problem in biliary surgery and precautions should be taken to reduce this. A policy for the prophylactic use of antibiotics is essential. Patients who are at risk should be identified by assessment of clinical parameters and/or by duodenal intubation and immediate plating of the bile specimen. The antibiotic should be carefully chosen after… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01653545


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