The effect of ranitidine on postoperative infectious complications following emergency colorectal surgery: A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial

@article{Moesgaard1998TheEO,
  title={The effect of ranitidine on postoperative infectious complications following emergency colorectal surgery: A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial},
  author={Flemming Moesgaard and Lone Susanne Jensen and Peer Michael Christiansen and Ole Thorlacius-Ussing and Knud Thygesen Nielsen and Niels K R Rasmussen and Linda Bardram and Hans J\orgen Nielsen},
  journal={Inflammation Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={47},
  pages={12-17}
}
Objective and Design: To study the potential effect of ranitidine on postoperative infectious complications following emergency colorectal surgery. A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial was carried out in three university clinics and two county hospitals in Denmark.¶Patients and Treatment: One hundred and ninety-four consecutive patients undergoing acute colorectal surgery for perforated and/or obstructed large bowel were randomized in a double-blind fashion to receive ranitidine… CONTINUE READING