Primary appendectomy. The effect of prophylatic cephaloridine on postoperative wound infection.

@article{Foster1978PrimaryAT,
  title={Primary appendectomy. The effect of prophylatic cephaloridine on postoperative wound infection.},
  author={Paul M.D. Foster and R D O'Toole},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1978},
  volume={239 14},
  pages={1411-2}
}
A prospective, randomized, double-blind study on the effect of cephaloridine prophylaxis in the surgical management of appendicitis was performed. Of the 139 patients studied, 70 received cephaloridine and 69 received placebo prophylaxis. Both groups of patients were well matched with regard to age, sex, operative findings, and bacteria isolated at… CONTINUE READING