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[Reduced risk of complications associated with severe acute (necrotizing) pancreatitis by administration of antibiotics; results from a literature review]

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the role of antibiotics in patients with acute pancreatitis. DESIGN: Literature review. METHOD: A Medline search for randomised clinical trials (RCTs) during the period 1990-1999 was carried out using the key words 'pancreatitis', 'acute' and 'antibiotics'. Outcome measures were pancreas-related infection, sepsis and death. RESULTS: Four RCTs were identified. Control groups were not given antibiotics. Based on the pooled data, the differences in risk in favour of the g...

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Journal:
Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
Volume:
145
Issue:
41
Pages:
1982-1985
Publication date:
2001-10-01
EISSN:
1876-8784
ISSN:
0028-2162
Source identifiers:
191304
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:191304
UUID:
uuid:04258473-acde-4d94-9f7c-f1ecb8333ec2
Local pid:
pubs:191304
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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