Intraoperative Lavage in Peritonitis: Comparison between Saline and Metronidazole

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Background: Intraoperative peritoneal lavage plays an important role in a treatment of peritonitis. Sterile water, warm saline, and povidone-iodine are most commonly used for the purpose of peritoneal lavage. But now, the addition of antibiotics in these fluids is supposed to give better results. Among various antibiotics, metronidazole has proved to be… (More)

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@inproceedings{Singh2016IntraoperativeLI, title={Intraoperative Lavage in Peritonitis: Comparison between Saline and Metronidazole}, author={Harpreet Singh and Malika Agrawal and Naveen Kumar Singh and Roop Kishan Kaul and Ikram Ilahi and Rakshit Ahuja}, year={2016} }