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Prophylactic antibiotic guidelines in modern interventional radiology practice

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dc.contributor.author Kikano, Raghid N.
dc.contributor.author Tam, Mathew D.B.S.
dc.contributor.author Moon, Eunice
dc.contributor.author Karuppasamy, Karunakaravel
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-08T12:11:27Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-08T12:11:27Z
dc.date.copyright 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1098-8963 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10368
dc.description.abstract Modern interventional radiology practice is continuously evolving. Developments include increases in the number of central venous catheter placements and tumor treatments (uterine fibroid therapy, radio- and chemoembolization of liver tumor, percutaneous radiofrequency and cryoablation), and new procedures such as abdominal aortic aneurysm stent-graft repair, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, and varicose vein therapies. There have also been recent advancements in standard biliary and urinary drainage procedures, percutaneous gastrointestinal feeding tube placement, and transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts. Prophylactic antibiotics have become the standard of care in many departments, with little clinical data to support its wide acceptance. The rise in antibiotic-resistant strains of organisms in all hospitals worldwide have forced every department to question the use of prophylactic antibiotics. The authors review the evidence behind use of prophylactic antibiotics in standard interventional radiology procedures, as well as in newer procedures that have only recently been incorporated into interventional radiology practice. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Prophylactic antibiotic guidelines in modern interventional radiology practice en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201200111 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Seminars in Interventional Radiology en_US
dc.journal.volume 27 en_US
dc.journal.issue 4 en_US
dc.article.pages 327-337 en_US
dc.keywords Antibiotic en_US
dc.keywords Prophylactic en_US
dc.keywords Interventional radiology en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0030-1267853 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Moon, E., Tam, M. D., Kikano, R. N., & Karuppasamy, K. (2010). Prophylactic antibiotic guidelines in modern interventional radiology practice. In Seminars in interventional radiology 27 (4) 327-337. en_US
dc.author.email raghid.kikano@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0030-1267853 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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