Short-Term prophylaxis with ceftriaxone plus metronidazole in esophageal cancer surgery.

@article{Ruol2000ShortTermPW,
  title={Short-Term prophylaxis with ceftriaxone plus metronidazole in esophageal cancer surgery.},
  author={Alberto Ruol and Gianni Bertiato and S Boscarin and Riccardo Cusinato and Michela Pascarella and Enrico Angelo Tonin and Stefano Santi and Ermanno Ancona},
  journal={Journal of chemotherapy},
  year={2000},
  volume={12 sup3},
  pages={23-28}
}
An open prospective study was carried out in 82 consecutive patients undergoing resective surgery for esophageal cancer from January 1995 to July 1996. Antimicrobial prophylaxis was done using a single dose of ceftriaxone (2 g i.v.) given at the induction of anesthesia in combination with metronidazole (0.5 g i.v.). Two further doses of metronidazole were… CONTINUE READING