Cefoxitin for prophylaxis in premenopausal women undergoing vaginal hysterectomy.

@article{Hemsell1980CefoxitinFP,
  title={Cefoxitin for prophylaxis in premenopausal women undergoing vaginal hysterectomy.},
  author={David L. Hemsell and Francis Cunningham and S S Kappus and Brenda J. Nobles},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1980},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={629-34}
}
To determine the unbiased incidence and types of postoperative infection and their alteration(s) by antimicrobial prophylaxis, a prospective double-blind study was performed using perioperative intramuscular cefoxitin or placebo given to premenopausal women undergoing vaginal hysterectomy at Parkland Memorial Hospital. The clinical and surgical profiles of… CONTINUE READING