Breast implant infections: is cefazolin enough?

  title={Breast implant infections: is cefazolin enough?},
  author={Evan Feldman and Dimitrios P Kontoyiannis and Safa E. Sharabi and Edward Y. S. Lee and Yoav Kaufman and L. Heller},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={126 3},
BACKGROUND Bacterial infection is a well-known risk of breast implant surgery, occurring in 2.0 to 2.5 percent of cosmetic cases and up to 20 percent of reconstructive cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a first-generation cephalosporin for perioperative prophylaxis; however, no guidelines exist for the empiric treatment of established breast implant infections. A recent increase in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections has prompted interest in… CONTINUE READING
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