Perioperative antibiotics in radical cystectomy with ileal conduit urinary diversion: efficacy and risk of antimicrobial prophylaxis on the operation day alone.

OBJECTIVE To determine the optimum schedule for perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis (AMP) for bladder cancer patients submitted to radical cystectomy with ileal conduit urinary diversion. METHODS We studied 77 consecutive bladder cancer patients who underwent radical cystectomy with ileal conduit. The 1-day group (n = 33) received pre-, intra- and… (More)