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Antimicrobial prophylaxis for 1 day versus 3 days in liver cancer surgery: a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial. Surg Today 2019; 49: 859-869

Published: 15th June 2020

Authors: Takayama T, Aramaki O, Shibata T, Oka M, Itamoto T, Shimada M et al.


In this study that included 480 procedures, there was no difference in the rate of surgical site infection after continuing antibiotic prophylaxis for three days: 9.8 versus 9.5%, P=0.001 for non-inferiority.

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