Comparative trial of four antibiotic combinations for perforated appendicitis in children.

@article{Cifti1997ComparativeTO,
  title={Comparative trial of four antibiotic combinations for perforated appendicitis in children.},
  author={Arbay Ozden Ciftçi and Feridun Cahit Tanyel and Neb{\`i}l B{\"u}y{\"u}kpamukçu and Akgun Hicsonmez},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={1997},
  volume={163 8},
  pages={
          591-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the therapeutic efficacy of four antibiotic regimens: penicillin, tobramycin, and clindamycin; penicillin, tobramycin, and ornidazole; piperacillin alone; and ceftriaxone and ornidazole in the treatment of children operated on for perforated appendicitis. DESIGN Prospective randomised study. SETTING Teaching hospital, Turkey. SUBJECTS 200 patients aged between 1 and 16 years treated from December 1991 to December 1995 who were randomly assigned to one of four groups… CONTINUE READING

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