Pefloxacin penetration into human necrotic pancreatic tissue.

Antibiotic prophylaxis may be useful in acute necrotising pancreatis, a disease associated with a considerable incidence of infectious complications. The aim of this study was to assess pefloxacin penetration into necrotic pancreatic tissue during human necrotic pancreatitis. Ten patients (mean age 53.2 +/- 17.4 years) with severe acute pancreatitis (mean… (More)