Pacemaker infections. A clinical study with special reference to prophylactic use of some isoxazolyl penicillins.

@article{Bluhm1985PacemakerIA,
  title={Pacemaker infections. A clinical study with special reference to prophylactic use of some isoxazolyl penicillins.},
  author={G{\"o}sta Bluhm},
  journal={Acta medica Scandinavica. Supplementum},
  year={1985},
  volume={699},
  pages={1-62}
}
  • Gösta Bluhm
  • Published 1985 in Acta medica Scandinavica. Supplementum
Infection is a major complication of pacemaker treatment. Antibiotic prophylaxis has been used in association with pacemaker surgery with conflicting results, and conclusive prospective trials are lacking. This investigation indicated that systemic antibiotic prophylaxis was of benefit when infections occurred frequently. The effect of local antibiotic… CONTINUE READING