A Randomized Prospective Study of Prophylactic Cloxacillin in Breast Reduction Surgery.
Journal article, 2015

Postoperative infection after breast reduction surgery is a common complication, with the most commonly involved pathogen being Staphylococcus aureus. Previous studies of antibiotic prophylaxis in breast reduction surgery have been inconclusive. The aim of the present study was to clarify the role of prophylactic antibiotics in breast reduction surgery.

randomize

Staphylococcus aureus

infection

prophylactic antibiotics

prospective

breast reduction surgery

Author

Richard Lewin

University of Gothenburg

Anna Elander

University of Gothenburg

Andri Thorarinsson

University of Gothenburg

Lars Kölby

University of Gothenburg

Per-Erik Sahlin

University of Gothenburg

Jonas Lundberg

University of Gothenburg

Alexander Panzcell

University of Gothenburg

Mattias Lidén

University of Gothenburg

Annals of Plastic Surgery

0148-7043 (ISSN) 1536-3708 (eISSN)

Vol. 74 1 17-21

Subject Categories

Surgery

Cancer and Oncology

DOI

10.1097/SAP.0000000000000352

PubMed

25305230

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10/10/2017