The role of oral antibiotic preparation in elective colorectal surgery: a meta-analysis

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Rollins, Katie E..; Javanmard-Emamghissi, Hannah.; Acheson, Austin G..; Lobo, Dileep N..;
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Subject: Oral antibiotics | Mechanical bowel preparation | Colorectal | Surgery | Surgical site infection | Anastomotic leak

Objectives: To compare the impact of the use of oral antibiotics (OAB) with or without mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) on outcome in elective colorectal surgery.Summary Background Data: Meta-analyses have demonstrated that MBP does not impact upon postoperative morbi... View more
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