The empirical antibiotic treatment of nosocomial spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: Results of a randomized, controlled clinical trial.

@article{Piano2016TheEA,
  title={The empirical antibiotic treatment of nosocomial spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: Results of a randomized, controlled clinical trial.},
  author={Salvatore Piano and Silvano Fasolato and F Oppenheimer Salinas and Antonietta Romano and Marta Tonon and Filippo Morando and Marta Cavallin and Elisabetta Gola and Antonietta Sticca and Arianna Loregian and Giorgio Pal{\`u} and Giacomo Zanus and Marco Senzolo and Patrizia Burra and Umberto Cillo and Paolo Angeli},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={1299-309}
}
UNLABELLED Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a common, life-threatening complication of liver cirrhosis. Third-generation cephalosporins have been considered the first-line treatment of SBP. In 2014, a panel of experts suggested a broader spectrum antibiotic regimen for nosocomial SBP, according to the high rate of bacteria resistant to third-generation cephalosporins found in these patients. However, a broader-spectrum antibiotic regimen has never been compared to third-generation… CONTINUE READING
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A randomized trial of ‘ Imipenem versus Cefepime ’ in difficult to treat spontaneous bacterial peritonitis ( SBP ) and to evaluate the risk factors for treatment failure . [ Abstract ]

  • A Jindal, SK Sarin
  • HEPATOLOGY
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A randomized trial of ‘Imipenem versus Cefepime’ in difficult to treat spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) and to evaluate the risk factors for treatment failure

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