The Role of Bowel Preparation in Colorectal Surgery

Volume: 269, Issue: 4, Pages: 671 - 677
Published: Apr 1, 2019
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 practiced for decades but its use is also controversial. Methods: Patients undergoing...
Paper Details
Title
The Role of Bowel Preparation in Colorectal Surgery
Published Date
Apr 1, 2019
Volume
269
Issue
4
Pages
671 - 677
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