The Role of Bowel Preparation in Colorectal Surgery: Results of the 2012-2015 ACS-NSQIP Data.

  • Aaron L Klinger, Heather Green, +5 authors David Margolin
  • Published 2017 in Annals of surgery

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To analyze potential benefits with regards to infectious complications with combined use of mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) and ABP in elective colorectal resections. BACKGROUND Despite recent literature suggesting that MBP does not reduce infection rate, it still is commonly used. The use of oral antibiotic bowel preparation (ABP) has been… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002568

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@article{Klinger2017TheRO, title={The Role of Bowel Preparation in Colorectal Surgery: Results of the 2012-2015 ACS-NSQIP Data.}, author={Aaron L Klinger and Heather Green and Dominique Monlezun and David Beck and Brian R. Kann and Herschel D Vargas and Charles B. Whitlow and David Margolin}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={2017} }