Tokyo Guidelines 2018: antimicrobial therapy for acute cholangitis and cholecystitis.

  title={Tokyo Guidelines 2018: antimicrobial therapy for acute cholangitis and cholecystitis.},
  author={H Hirota Gomi and Joseph S. Solomkin and David Schlossberg and Kohji Okamoto and Tadahiro Takada and Steven Martin Strasberg and Tomohiko Ukai and Itaru Endo and Yukio Iwashita and Taizo Hibi and Henry A. Pitt and Naohisa Matsunaga and Yoriyuki Takamori and Akiko Umezawa and Koji Asai and Kenji Suzuki and Ho-Seong Han and T. L. Hwang and Yasuhisa Mori and Yoo-Seok Yoon and Wayne Shih-Wei Huang and Giulio Belli and Christos G Dervenis and Masamichi Yokoe and Seiki Kiriyama and Takao Itoi and Palepu Jagannath and Oliver J Garden and Fumihiko Miura and Eduardo de Santib{\'a}{\~n}es and Satoru Shikata and Yoshinori Noguchi and Keita Wada and Goro Honda and Avinash Nivritti Supe and Masahiro Yoshida and Toshihiko Mayumi and Dirk. J. Gouma and Daniel J. Deziel and Kui-Hin Liau and Miin Fu Chen and K Liu and C. H. Su and Angus C W Chan and Dong Sup Yoon and In-Seok Choi and Eduard Jonas and Xiao-Ping Chen and Sheung Tat Fan and C. G. Ker and Mariano Eduardo Gim{\'e}nez and Seigo Kitano and Masafumi Inomata and Shuntaro Mukai and Ryota Higuchi and Koichi Hirata and Kazuo Inui and Yoshinobu Sumiyama and Masakazu Yamamoto},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences},
  volume={25 1},
Antimicrobial therapy is a mainstay of the management for patients with acute cholangitis and/or cholecystitis. The Tokyo Guidelines 2018 (TG18) provides recommendations for the appropriate use of antimicrobials for community-acquired and healthcare-associated infections. The listed agents are for empirical therapy provided before the infecting isolates are identified. Antimicrobial agents are listed by class-definitions and TG18 severity grade I, II, and III subcategorized by clinical settings… CONTINUE READING
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